"You have to understand, Charlotte only gets a real snowfall every four years too."
-- Tracy Poole of Charlotte
“It’s the new freestyle competition!”
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, S.C.
"The real winners were the grocery stores."
-- Bolyn McClung, Pineville
“And the cold medal goes to …”
-- Mark Loper, Concord
“I miss steroids.”
-- Lee Baber, Charlotte
Doug R. Cox, Albemarle
"This almost makes curling seem athletic."
With variations, from many, many readers
Thank you for all your entries. As usual, feel free to discuss any of this in our "Comments" section. Just click the blue link below this post and add your observations or additional captions!
Here's a selection of some of the other lines we received:
"Three new events for 2014. I am surprised that windshield scraping didn't make the cut."
"They rented the podium."
"I heard Minnesota is suing over the Southeast's sweep of winter."
"It's about 'wheather' or not you're a good sport."
"The Summer Olympics have added Tanning, Cruising and Funneling."
"It's FoxTV's alternative version of those elitist games on NBC."
"These were the only tickets Bill James could get me."
"Don't you think the media is overplaying a Charlotte snow just a bit?"
"It’s the South’s answer to the Jamaican Bobsled team. "
"After snowboarding, I knew this day would come."
"You have a very competitive family."
"The Charlotte Winter Olympics get better and better each and every year."
"It's the new 'Anything-Else-You-Could-Possibly-Do-In-Winter' category."
"I knew the IOC made a big mistake awarding the Winter Olympics to Charlotte".
"The thrill of victory just isn't what it used to be."
"'Deer Hunting' was fourth and 'Watching ACC Basketball' was fifth."
"Everyone loves a winter."
"That's what happens when you leave the judging to a political cartoonist."
Join us again Monday, March 1, for a new cartoon caption challenge.