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Nordic Combined

I'm not saying the weather is inconvenient at these Olympics. I'm saying it blows.

I'm not saying the weather is inconvenient at these Olympics. I'm saying it blows.

The lead character in these Olympics isn't Chloe Kim or Shaun White, sorry to say. It isn't the rogue Russians competing without Russian colors, or the mesmerizing (read: kinda creepy) North Korean cheerleaders, eerily singing and waving in unison. No, the lead character is the cold. And by cold, I mean people from Duluth would huddle around a fire and reach for hand warmers. Siberia's really not that far away.

Except, as I write this Wednesday evening over here, it's near 50 degrees. The cold has been shoved aside and upstaged. There is a new character. It is the wind. And by wind, I mean an unrelenting breeze that has set off car alarms, impaled sand into skin, toppled...

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