RMS Olympic was Titanic's elder sister ship. Sailing the ocean with the rich and famous for 24 years the Olympic led a long and eventful life. Transformed into a troop ship during World War I she was the only merchant ship to sink a U-boat. In the 1920s she was known as the "Film Star Liner" and made countless trips across the Atlantic. Scrapped in 1935 after the Depression affected trans-atlantic crossings the Olympic was one of the "finest ocean liners ever created". The Lego RMS Olympic…
HMS Bulwark is the Flagship of the Royal Navy and the nation. She led the Navy's key deployment, Cougar 2012, to the Mediterranean and returned to British shores at the end of November 2012. Summer 2012 saw her as one of the 'guardians of the Games', stationed off Weymouth ensuring the Olympic sailing events are safe for all.
This is great! When Surfing Becomes Sailing by Planet Sport. Our team's surfing expert was excited to go and cover the Olympic Surfing events in Weymouth this weekend. Unfortunately, she and her friend Lizzy quickly found out that surfing is not an Olympic event and that Weymouth was actually hosting sailing. Through trial and error, the girls learn a little bit about sailing through the process.
This 58 slide presentation is a great way to introduce your class to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. There are 11 slides that compare the 2016 Olympics to the first modern day Olympics of There are also slides for each of the Olympic events!
Marit Bouwmeester of the Netherlands tries to sail in heavy wind ahead of the postponed women's Laser Radial medal race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Sailing events at Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15 August 2016. After a windless morning, strong breeze in the afternoon forced the cancellation of all races. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET
After the Games: Former Olympic Sites in Decay - weather.com. Linnahall in Tallinn, Estonia is a concert/sports venue built for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow (the sailing events were held in Tallinn). Although it's still being used occasionally, the building is in a state of disrepair due to poor construction.
Competitors in the Byte CII Boys' One Person Dinghy Race 1 and 2 held at the National Sailing Centre held on August 17, 2010. This is the first day of the sailing event of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Photo: SPH-SYOGOC/Alphonsus Chern
Jack Collinson of New Zealand during the Byte CII Boys' One Person Dinghy Race 2 held at the National Sailing Centre, Singapore, August 17, 2010. This is the first day of the sailing event of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Jack finished ninth in the event. Photo: SPH-SYOGOC/Alphonsus Chern
1924 sees the modern olympics go to Paris, France. 44 nations competed in events in diving, swimming, water polo, athletics, boxing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, soccer, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, polo, rowing, rugby, sailing, shooting, tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling. Demonstration sports were basque pelota, canoeing, jeu de paume, la canne, savate, volleyball, and baseball.