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Olympic champions describe thrill of new mixed events at Beijing 2022

Four new mixed team events were added to the Beijing 2022 programme in ski jumping, freestyle skiing aerials, snowboard cross and short track speed skating. The gender equity drive is already paying dividends. "It shows a different type of riding... we're smiling and having fun... and I think you see better racing," snowboard cross Olympic champion Nick Baumgartner tells us.

Olympic champions describe thrill of new mixed events at Beijing 2022

Four new mixed team events were added to the Beijing 2022 programme in ski jumping, freestyle skiing aerials, snowboard cross and short track speed skating. The gender equity drive is already paying dividends. "It shows a different type of riding... we're smiling and having fun... and I think you see better racing," snowboard cross Olympic champion Nick Baumgartner tells us.