one minute you’re thinking: One unidentifiable Austrian after another wearing goggles and a helmet bombs down a snowy hill. Big deal. It’s not even a spectator sport, never mind some sort of phony global event.
The next minute you’re completely gripped by ‘Snowboard Cross’ in which four skateboarders at a time bomb down a hill pretending not to be trying to knock each other off the side; inbetween rolling around laughing your head off at the crashes you suddenly and for no apparent reason find yourself shouting for the Frenchman to get past that effing Canadian.
Don’t forget the catalogue model ‘posing arms’ guys