Driveway Shovel-Out? Whoopie Pie Eating? Here Are 30 Events for a Maine-Themed Olympics
The 2022 Winter Olympics are going on as we speak
On February 4, the 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off from Beijing, causing eyes from all over the globe to be locked into the same programming for the next three weeks straight.
Through February 20, we'll watch countless athletes from all over the world, including some from here right in Northern New England representing Team USA, go head-to-head for global dominance and bragging rights.
Offering competition in everything from curling and snowboarding to speed skating and the luge, the Beijing Winter Games are offering 15 different events to find the best of the best in, according to the Olympics official website.
What if Maine had an Olympics?
But most of those events -- cross-country skiing, ice hockey, figure skating -- it's all typical. What if there were an Olympic Games that captured the absolute unique heart and soul of an area?
And honestly, what better unique place than Maine?
Think of all the creative events that would come from having an Olympics right in the Pine Tree State. From whoopie pie eating contests to driveway shovel-outs to tobogganing, there's a bunch of different competitions that could be had for Mainers.
That said, let's dive into some of the best choices for that: