Ottawa also played host to the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Ottawa also has a minor hockey program, and plays host to the Bell Capital Cup each year.
Roller speed skating competitors wear four-wheeled skates in which the wheels are aligned in a single row. Skaters are not permitted to block, push, hold or otherwise hinder the progress of an opponent.Having held its first world championships in 1938, roller speed skating made its Pan American Games debut in 1979 and has been on the program at every Games since then with the exception of 1983. Then, someone showed me Usaya's [Free], and suddenly, I need a whole new scale for measuring weirdness. Combining Japan's love of horse-racing, idol groups stacked with cute girls, and social RPGs is certainly one way to bring together seemingly disparate interests in a game.Medal events: 10Athletes: 320Dates: 9–22 February Alpine skiing first appeared on the Olympic programme in 1936, when men’s and women’s combined events were held.
Now, the Olympic programme features ten medal events, with men and women both contesting downhill, super combined, super-G, giant slalom and slalom.The city dominated the hockey world during the first quarter of the 20th century, with Ottawa teams winning 11 Cups from 1903 to 1927.The original Ottawa Senators were one of the original members of the National Hockey League which was founded in 1917. The Senators returned to the National Hockey League in 1992. In junior hockey the city is represented by the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League.The graphic wreck, on full display for thousands to see, broke the horse's leg. The incident occurred after a similar situation at the fifth-annual skijoring event in the town of Minturn only a week earlier, on Saturday, Feb. The back-to-back circumstances at contests, where alcohol and a party atmosphere are widespread, created a wave of inquiries on social media that questioned the safety measures and well-being of the horses competing in this growing sport where mountain life meets cowboy culture.In Minturn's case, rider Lenny Hay of Wyoming, aboard his horse Pepper and dragging sport skier Colin Cook of Montana, completed the course for the final run of the afternoon's competition.The relay was added in 1968, while the 10km sprint debuted in 1980, before women’s events were first held in 1992.