an icy blast of wind
Next morning when an aide woke him in frigid darkness, a blurry recollection made him shake his aching head
a pond skimmed with ice
Tried to ski.
A hail of hats, paper cups and torn paper fell on the football field when the home team won.
The long winter in northern China creates a favorable climate for more contemporary sports, such as ice skating, skiing and sleigh racing.
"Ice hockey is a rough sport and played chiefly by men. The rink is divided into three zones, attacking, neutral and defending zones."
Sheng Yanbing, pen name Mao Dun.
"That unsunned snow in the matron's bosom, and the burning shame on Hester Prynne's- what had the two in common?"
In Russia, the sea sometimes freezes in winter.