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The United States may have set a record for number of participants sent to the Winter Games in Sochi, but it can be said that the overall results were not as satisfying, as almost half of America's medals came from 'X Games' sports, not 'traditional' ones.
I writing to thank you for being such a great host at during the 2014 Winter Olympics. To be honest my friends and family were worried about my visit to your town and I also have to admit that I bought terrorism and medical evacuation insurance just to be on the safe side. My mom said she was glad I did as well.
When the Olympics are over, Russian officials hope visitors will return to Sochi. One component of that plan is a Disney-style theme park that was partially open during the games.
Shiffrin is skiing at a level that is unmatched in history. She has the maturity that allows her to ski both strategically and tactically under pressure. She did it at the World Championships last year and she has done it again here in Sochi. Show More Summary
The volunteers at the Olympics are everywhere, they dot the streets, buses, the venues and the Olympic Park.
Alice Cook analyzes the outcome of the ladies figure skating finals at the Olympics.
They call Kim Yu Na ?the queen? for a reason. The South Korean skater ruled the ice four years ago in Vancouver, and appears to have no intention of relinquishing her crown.
So what is the magic sauce for Ligety, ?I?m a student of the sport. I analyze the top skiers and I focus on what I can do to go faster. I want to win and I want to keep winning.? Stated Ligety after he became the second American to win two Olympic gold medals. Show More Summary
David Wise (Northstar, Calif.) won the gold medal in men's ski halfpipe competition at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Tuesday evening. It was a half pipe clinic and Wise was the professor. The gold crowns him sking half pipe king and just become part of a long list of achievements including 3x X Games gold medalist
US bobsledders Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton made American history on Monday, winning the first American medal in two-man since 1952.
Curtis Bacca has been the magic sauce behind gold medals, world cup wins and X Games Champions for the two decades as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard technician for big names like, Kyle Rasmussen, Shawn Palmer, and two time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott. Bacca is one of the few american born "wax techs" to have such honors.
The weather for the Winter Olympics at the 2014 Games in Sochi has been perfect spring weather with temperatures up as high as 60 degrees. It is affecting the snow quite a bit. The men's mogul coarse was a sea of slush and the landings on the jumps had big holes punched into the soft snow.
Belmont?s Emily Cook, competing in the women?s aerial freestyle skiing final, took a spill in the second round of the competition Friday, ending her quest for an Olympic medal.
Olympic skating needs an "alternate" system that allows an athlete to take the place of a countryman who can't compete, writes Alice Cook.
Enos fits seamlessly into the snowboarding world. His persona fits perfectly into the free spirited snowboard culture because he and it are one in the same. He can flip between conversations of the latest video game to the philosophy of perk performance as easily as from toe side edge to heel side edge on a snowboard. Show More Summary
It was a historic moment for US freeskiing, as Americans Joss Christensen (gold), Gus Kenworthy (silver), and Nicholas Goepper (bronze) swept the podium in the men?s slopestyle event in Sochi on Thursday
As fresh and as fun as the American teams are, they could not match the experience, strength, consistency and classic style of the resurrected super power of pairs skating.
The Skating Club of Boston pairs skaters performed their free skate program on Wednesday.
Paul Noonan really likes living, speak and just being in Russia. Ever since he came here on student exchange program well in high school he has had a connection to this place. Now working on the logistic crew for NBC he is enjoying his five month work assignment in Russia. Show More Summary
Local skating pair Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir began their quest for individual medals with a bang on Tuesday, competing in the short program of the Olympic pairs competition.