2018 Winter Olympics
2018 Winter Olympics (Michael Bell/Regina Leader-Post)

The 2018 Winter Olympics are beginning this Friday and it’s time for the United States to prove once again that we are the BEST country in the world by running up the medal count and bringing home the gold. While you’re watching the action and all the coverage of the games from your couch why not have a little fun with it! Call up your boys, order some wings, and get ready to crack open a couple cold ones because this is the 2018 Winter Olympics Drinking game brought to you by the boys of Keep it to Yourself!

  1. Take a drink every time someone misses a rifle shot in the Biathlon.
  2. Take a drink every time anyone’s top speed reaches 145km/h (90mph) in the Bobsled.
  3. Take a drink every time anyone’s top speed reaches above 120km/h (75 mph) in the Skeleton.
  4. Take a drink every time anyone’s top speed reaches above 130km/h (80 mph) in the Luge.
  5. Take a drink every time someone crashes in Alpine Skiing
  6. Take a drink every time someone A non-Nordic country wins Cross-country skiing
  7. Take a drink every time someone Anytime anyone falls on the landing in Ski Jumping
  8. Take a drink every time someone bails during Snowboarding
  9. Take a drink every time the team with the hammer doesn’t score points in Curling
  10. Take a drink every time someone stumbles their landing in Figure Skating
  11. Take a drink every time anyone falls in Freestyle Skiing
  12. Take a drink every time either team scores a goal in Ice Hockey
  13. Take a drink every time anyone crashes in the Nordic Combined
  14. Take a shot every any kind of record is broken.
  15. Take a drink every time a snowboarder says “stoked” in an interview.
  16. Take two drinks every time someone unsuccessfully tries to explain the origins of the Biathlon.
  17. Take a shot of Jager every time you see a German speedskater’s moose knuckle.
  18. Take a drink every time the narrator in the competitor profile segments uses the words “inspiring,” “tragedy”, “triumph” or “against all odds.”
  19. Take a drink every time you see an umlaut in an athlete’s name.
  20. Shotgun a beer when Bob Costas humble-brags about being at the last nine Olympics.
  21. Take two drinks every time a competitor dedicates his/her performance to a dying/recently deceased relative.
  22. Finish your drink every time an announcer makes a Cool Runnings reference during the bobsled competition.
  23. Do a keg stand every time a ski jumper winds up headfirst in a snowdrift.
  24. Drink as fast as humanly possible every time it cuts back to the curling.
  25. Take a drink every time someone does a sport that involves sliding in some way (warning: You will be dead within 20 minutes).
  26. Take a drink every time a commentator talks about the lack of snow Russia got this winter and marvels at how much snow the US has gotten.
  27. Take a drink every time someone walking past your house does a far more impressive – albeit accidental – triple lutz on the icy sidewalk than anyone competing in the figure skating.
  28. Chug a glass of red wine every time a proud parent has a human interest piece.
  29. Do a shot of whiskey every time Bob Costas mentions the medal count.
  30. Take a knee and a sip every time someone has a crash or fall… womp. It happens

Bonus Rule

  1. Drink every time an announcer mentions the North and South Korean joint teams.
  2. Take one drink when the USA takes BRONZE
  3. Take two drinks when the USA takes SILVER
  4. Take three drinks when the USA takes GOLD
  5. CHUG WHEN THE NATIONAL ANTHEM IS PLAYING

Have fun with this one ladies and gentleman remember to invite your boys over and cheer on the greatest country in the world to victory. And remember to turn in every week and listen to Keep it to Yourself.