I tried to get into the Winter Games last night, I really did.
Curling didn’t do it for me. And I was even less excited about team figure skating. The problem, as I’ve come to realize, is that the Olympics are robot-free. Someone, somewhere realized this and created the Ski Robot Challenge. Eight robotics teams from universities, institutes and a private company gathered today at a ski resort about an hour away from Pyeongchang to compete for 10K.
Cold, sub-zero wind chills may sideline Olympic competitions, but not robot skiing contests. Watch for yourself: