Skip to comments.NBC’s Katie Couric mocked for comments about Dutch speed skating team
Posted on 02/13/2018 7:28:22 PM PST by Beave Meister
NBC's Katie Couric was slammed across social media for saying Dutch successes in Olympic speed skating were because skating is an important mode of transport in their country.
Its probably not a news flash to tell you the Dutch are really, really good at speed skating Why are they so good? you may be asking yourself, Couric mused during Fridays opening ceremony. Because skating is an important mode of transportation in a city like Amsterdam.
She said Amsterdam has lots of canals that can freeze in winter. So, for as long as the canals have existed, the Dutch have skated on them to get from place to place, to race each other and also to have fun.
Couric made the comment on Friday but it has gained attention as the Olympics have unfolded. One video tweeted by a non-verified user with less than 400 followers now has over 1.2 million views.
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One top-notch research team provided Katie with the latest information on Dutch speed skating...LOL
Dutch Female speed skaters have got to be faster. They’re upper bodies are closer to the ice. Bigger breasts.
The boys are known for putting their fingers in dikes, but I dont think its helped in the Olympics.
Maybe there’s a Freeper embedded in NBC’s research team that fed Katie that tidbit.
Can we also mock Couric for helping Lauer keep access to young women employees for years? She was powerful and rich enough to stop him. She CHOSE not to. Her being stupid isnt a choice, but she could have protected hundreds of women. She CHOSE to protect her career instead.
Serious question: theres a commercial for some kind of medication that features a former Olympic swimmer who suffered from blood clots in the lungs. Thing is, she is quite top-heavy. How can a woman with such sizeable breasts have been a competitive swimmer? Wouldnt it be an impediment to speed?
I would like to hear her in the Summer Olympics making statements about why blacks are so fast. She might even say they got used to running from slave traders.
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates (full title: Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates: A Story of Life in Holland) is a novel by American author Mary Mapes Dodge, first published in 1865. The novel takes place in the Netherlands and is a colorful fictional portrait of early 19th-century Dutch life, as well as a tale of youthful honor.
This iPhone posting is problematic
Apology in 5 . . . . 4 . . . . 3. . .
pssst... she was f’ing him too...!
I just watched Shaun White win the gold medal.
The announcer, after stating “This is Shaun White’s biggest run in his career”...he went silent and let the scene speak for itself.
His silence was prolonged as it took awhile for Shaun to begin his run...a ton of pressure and tension watching that.
Katie, Sometimes it’s better to just keep your mouth shut.
I didn’t even know blackfricans could swim!
I do not doubt it.
I’m pretty sure that is a barely denied fact.
She is correct. Its
My bet is that Guppie and Whodat had the support crew sabotage her.
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