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1924: Chamonix, France hosts the first Winter Olympic Games. American Charles Jewtraw became the first Winter Games champion by winning the first event, the 500m speed skating. Pictured: Figure skating bronze medallists Andrée Joly and Pierre Brunet. Photo: Olympic.org

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First black figure skating pair in 2010 Winter Olympics, Vanessa James and Yannick Bonheur

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Top 10 Things to Do in Whistler During Winter

I recently returned from a winter wonderland in Whistler. Not only was this my first trip to Canada, but I was also able to have a few other travel “firsts,” that included snowmobiling, flying in a helicopter and even dog sledding!

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Vonetta Flowers - Bobsled First African-American to win a gold medal in the winter Olympics.

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Nigeria's First Women's Bobsled Team Is Hoping To Bring Some Black Girl Magic To The 2018 Winter Olympics

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vintage olympics! Norway! Add Around The Rings on www.Twitter.com/AroundTheRings & www.Facebook.com/AroundTheRings for the latest info on the Olympics.

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Women of the Winter Olympics: Amazing Athletes in Action

What a rock star! 15-year-old Andrea Mead Lawrence, the first American alpine skier to win Olympic gold, seen here training in 1947 (Photo: George Silk, Time & Life Pictures/Getty)

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