Holy cow, I wrote a book!
My approach to
inventing new Winter Olympic events
is to create new opportunities for head-to-head competition,
opening the door to new dramatic possibilities.
For example, in Ski Jump Biathlon,
one team jumps while the other team tries to shoot them (with paint
pellets, of course) as they sail through the air.
In Figure Curling, one team performs a free skate while the
other team hurls granite stones down the ice in an attempt to foil
that triple toe loop.
Japanese filmmaker Riichiro Mashima
was also bitten by the sport-inventing bug.
Ski Jumping Pairs.
I'm going to have to check it out.