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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The Dutch also make really good heavy mechanics because their their fingers are so strong from plugging dikes.
Cue the Jamaican bobsled team.
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You sound homophobic.
Katie? What newspapers do YOU read, dahling?
Oh my goodness. Too funny.
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Yeah, there was this guy...Hans something. He even won a trophy.
What an idiot she is.
Probably because we don't have a strong history in cross-country skiing. If you can't do that well, you'll be too winded getting around the course to be able to control your breath for firing.
Katie has lost her perk. : )
She excelled at the breast stroke.
I can’t stand katie.
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