pic.twitter.com/7YC5de Tl2w— Jos Duijvestein 🇳🇱 (@Jos Duijvestein) February 10, 2018We in Australia all use the Uber Kangaroo service to get from A to B.Skippy managed to get me across town by leaping single buildings in one bound the other day.— Sash Dordevic (@bks8472) February 11, 2018 Read more Olympics coverage from The Post: Dutch Olympic fans poke fun at President Trump Dutch treat: In an upset, Carlijn Achtereekte leads a podium sweep in 3,000 meters “The whole thing could just pop off”: South Korean figure skater has a wardrobe malfunction Red Gerard wins first U. medal of Pyeong Chang Olympics, a gold in men’s slopestyle Marcel Hirscher may be the greatest skier alive. Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.
Couric mentioned Amsterdam’s canals and pointed out that skating is “an important mode of transportation” when the canals freeze over.
“It is probably not a news flash to tell you the Dutch are really, really good at speedskating,” she said. Because skating is an important mode of transportation in a city like Amsterdam which sits at sea level.
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“All but five of the 110 medals they’ve won have been on the speedskating oval. As you all know, it has lots of canals that can freeze in the winters.
So, for as long as those canals have existed, the Dutch have skated on them to get from place to place, to race each other, and also to have fun.” Hey, at least she knows they don’t all wear wooden shoes.Astronomers searching for a planet beyond Pluto discovered instead a dozen new moons orbiting Jupiter.That swells to 79 or so the number found circling the giant planet since Galileo spotted the first of them with a homemade telescope more than 400 years ago.Dutch people, you see, have feet upon which to walk, bikes on which to ride and cars to drive.Which is good because the canals do not freeze that frequently.Viewers — Dutch and otherwise — let Couric have it, responding hilariously to a tweet by Jos Duijvestein, whose Twitter bio describes him as “Dutch!! Photographer, motorcyclist, avid reader, animal lover and married to the best lady in the world for 25 years.” You just can't make this up. Katie Couric talks about why The Netherlands is so good at speed skating as The Netherlands enters the stadium.