Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris — who snagged a bronze medal in slopestyle this weekend after recovering from a horrific accident — will next be competing in big air, a brand new sport at the 2018 Winter Games. Which got us thinking about other Olympic sports that have come and gone over the years. Here are a few discontinued events we’d love the IOC to reintroduce.
Last played: 1928
It involved strapping your feet to skis and your torso to horses (without riders) and going as fast as possible. For some reason, the race was held on a frozen lake.
Live Pigeon Shooting
Last played: 1900
Between 300 and 400 birds were shot out of the sky for this event. Nowadays, they use flying clay targets, but, c’mon, what fun is that?
Last played: 1992
The point was to clock the fastest speed while skiing downhill. Last time’s gold medal winner hit 229.299 km/h. Runs almost always ended with competitors crashing into a barrier. Now that’s good TV!
 LOL, jk.