Sochi Olympics: Julie Chu selected as Closing Ceremony flag bearer for 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Sochi Olympics: Julie Chu selected as Closing Ceremony flag bearer for 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

SOCHI, Russia – Women’s ice hockey forward Julie Chu was today selected to lead the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team into Sunday’s (Feb. 23) Closing Ceremony as flag bearer, as announced today by the United States Olympic Committee. Chu was chosen by a vote of fellow members of Team USA.
A four-time Olympian and the most veteran [...]

Sochi Olympics: Historic Slalom Gold for Mikaela Shiffrin

Sochi Olympics: Historic Slalom Gold for Mikaela Shiffrin

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 21) – Eighteen-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in Women’s slalom history Friday with her victory under the lights at Rosa Khutor. “Today was one of the most special days of my life.”  Shiffrin said about her golden performance.  The World Champion capped off the 2014 [...]

Sochi 2014: Women’s Hockey..Canada stuns Team USA, captures gold

Sochi 2014: Women’s Hockey..Canada stuns Team USA, captures gold

The Canadian women’s ice hockey team became Olympic champions at the Games in Sochi, winning the final match against the United States 3-2. Canada was trailing 0-2 during the game, but was able to tie it up before scoring the winning goal in overtime. Earlier, Switzerland won the bronze medal by defeating Sweden 4-3.
“We wanted [...]

Sochi Olympics: Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams claim Women’s Bobsled Olympic silver medal, Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans earn bronze

Sochi Olympics: Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams claim Women’s Bobsled Olympic silver medal, Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans earn bronze

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 19, 2014)-  The Canadian team of Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse were golden in Women’s Bobsled. Team USA’s Elana Meyers (Douglasville, Ga.) and Lauryn Williams (Miami, Fla.) slid to a silver medal finish, while teammates Jamie Greubel (Newtown, Pa.) and Aja Evans (Chicago, Ill.) earned bronze at the Sanki Sliding Center tonight to continue [...]

Two-Decade Road to Sochi: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Profile

Two-Decade Road to Sochi: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Profile

A hockey player looking for better posture and a shy girl in need of a partner: Charlie White and Meryl Davis found each other in ice dancing and made each other a champion.

Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) dance off with Olympic gold

Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) dance off with Olympic gold

Two-time world champions Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) danced off with the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Monday, winning the first Olympic Ice Dance gold for the USA, with new world record scores. 2010 Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada earned the silver medal and Russia’s [...]

Sochi Olypmpics: Great Britain’s Elizabeth Yarnold golden in Women’s Skelton, USA’s Pikus-Pace takes silver

Sochi Olypmpics: Great Britain’s Elizabeth Yarnold golden in Women’s Skelton, USA’s Pikus-Pace takes silver

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 14, 2014)  –  Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain earned her country’s first gold medal of the Sochi Games on Friday with victory in the skeleton.
The 25-year-old, who led the event after the two opening runs, produced two more consistent rounds to clock a combined time of 3min 52.89sec to finish [...]

SOCHI Olympics: Carina Vogt (Germany) wins first ever Women’s Ski Jumping Gold

SOCHI Olympics: Carina Vogt (Germany) wins first ever Women’s Ski Jumping Gold

Carina Vogt (Germany) stunned favourite Sara Takanashi (Japan) to win the first Olympic gold medal in women’s ski jumping on Tuesday night at RusSki Gorki Jumping Centre.
Vogt, who has never won a world cup event, led after her first round jump of 103m and held on to win with a final round jump of 97.5m. [...]

SOCHI 2014 Spotlight…Katey Stone ~ Head Coach U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team

SOCHI 2014 Spotlight…Katey Stone ~ Head Coach U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team

Katey Stone is one of the most successful coaches in the history of Division I women’s ice hockey. Stone has accumulated 378 victories and has coached 18 seasons as a head coach with the Harvard Crimson. Stone was the third coach in women’s college hockey history to win 300 games.
In addition to being the winningest [...]

Sochi 2014: Julia Mancuso earns historic medal in Women’s Super Combined.

Sochi 2014: Julia Mancuso earns historic medal  in Women’s Super Combined.

In so many ways, Julia Mancuso’s bronze medal was more golden. Eight years ago the Squaw Valley native showed the world that she was a big event skier who thrived when the chips were down and conditions were poor. Fast forward to Monday and Mancuso, after leading the super combined downhill, put together the singlemost  [...]

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