Speed Skating 500m (Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games for DS)
Speed Skating 500m is a Skating Event in the Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. It is set in the Richmond Olympic Oval. The objective of the event is to skate around the rink in the fastest time. The starting Olympic record for this event is 00.34.420.
In this event, the player directly races against one other opponent, but also competes with another two using their times during the race. To start the event, the player must simultaneously press and when "Go!" appears on screen, but can hold them during the countdown to build up energy and perform a faster start. Beginning to charge when "2" is on screen and releasing with perfect timing allows the player to perform a starting dash, which gives them a large speed boost when starting. Once the race has started, the player must repeatedly press and to accelerate and maintain their speed, with a faster speed achieved by faster pressing. To carve the corners, the player must hold down while only pressing . If an exclamation mark appears after turning the corner, the player can release to perform a curve dash, which grants the player a short boost of speed. Once on the final straight, the player can press and simultaneously to receive a longer boost of speed to cross the finish line. Once the race is over, the player is given their overall position in the event.
Staff Ghost Data
Skate around a 400m rink and compete for the best time. Get a record under 55.000 sec. to save your ghost data!