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Katie Couric Apologizes For Winter Olympic Gaffe About The Netherlands Skating Culture

Added: 14.02.2018 21:57 | 59 views | 0 comments

During the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, NBC's Katie Couric shared an odd stream of consciousness about and where they get their particular prowess. Couric pulled what she said was a bit of Netherlands (Dutch) trivia out of her mind which turned out to be largely myth. Couric told the world that the Dutch use ice skating to commute through cities like Amsterdam.

Katie Couric Shared An Odd Opinion On Why The Dutch Are Great Speed Skaters

"Skating is an important mode of transportation in a city like Amsterdam which sits at sea level. As you all know, it has lots of canals that can freeze in the winters. So, for as long as those canals have existed, the Dutch have skated on them to get from place to place, to race each other, and also to have fun."


The Latest: Couric apologizes for Dutch speedskating remark

Added: 14.02.2018 0:45 | 5 views | 0 comments

Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands


Katie Couric tweets apology to Dutch for Olympic comment

Added: 13.02.2018 22:42 | 4 views | 0 comments

Couric had said skates are common form of transportation on Netherlands's frozen canals.


Couric tweets apology to Dutch for Olympic comment

Added: 13.02.2018 22:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Katie Couric tweeted an apology to the Netherlands for her comment on NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony that skates are a common form of transportation on that country's frozen canals


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