It is seriously windy in South Korea

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A police officer guards a temporary structure blown over during high winds in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Strong winds have caused a number of events to be rescheduled at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics including the biathlon and Alpine skiing competitions. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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A police officer guards a temporary structure blown by high winds.

Winter Olympics? More like the Windier Olympics, amirite?


But seriously, it’s really, really windy in PyeongChang. Several events have been postponed because of the conditions, and athletes, spectators, and journalists have been instructed to take precautions when moving around outside in some areas.


Here’s one video showing how the wind rocked a tent constructed for working media, from Toronto Star sports columnist Bruce Arthur.

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Many large items were blown over.

Organizers temporarily suspended some activities in certain areas of the Gangneung Olympic Park facility.

It sounds as though the winds have died down, and some of the delayed ski events are set to take place Wednesday night, but that looked pretty crazy for a bit.

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