Which is better to watch: Winter Olympics or 'The Bachelor Winter Games'?
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Which is better to watch: Winter Olympics or 'The Bachelor Winter Games'?

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Every four years, millions around the world watch as international athletes gather to compete at the highest levels in the Winter Olympics. But the Bachelor Nation would rather watch "The Bachelor Winter Games" spinoff. "The Bachelor Winter Games" gathers former bachelors, bachelorettes and contestants from around the world to compete in winter games. Some call the spinoff just a silly ripoff of the real Winter Olympics, others will be entertained. So, which is better to watch?

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Slate's June Thomas explains why the Winter Olympics are so amazing:

Although many of the winter events are entrancingly goofy—an essential element of Olympicsosity, especially as whimsy becomes harder to find in the increasingly somber world of professional sports—they are also blessedly easy to understand. Set aside figure skating’s complicated points system and hockey’s confusing international rules (easy for me to do, because I ignore all events for which the Olympics is not the highest level of competition), and it’s basically fastest down the hill, fastest around the obstacles, fastest over the bumpy bits (with added style points), fastest skier, fastest skier who can also shoot straight and/or take a long jump off a hill, fastest skater, biggest show-off, and team that gets the most big rocks closest to a circle at the end of a slab of ice. This perhaps explains why many of us develop our love of the Winter Olympics in childhood.

Entertainment Weekly's Kristen Baldwin wrote a listicle of the reasons why "The Bachelor Winter Games" is going to be so entertaining:

Having watched the first two-hour episode, I can report that this is certainly the most creative of the Bachelor/Bachelorette spin-offs we’ve seen so far (though that game of bikini Twister in the series premiere of Bachelor Pad was pretty inspired). It’s extremely unlikely that anyone who’s not a fan of the franchise will bother watching Winter Games, but if you’re a card-carrying member of Bachelor Nation, here are 6 highlights to look forward to — and one thing we never need to see again:
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