First-Ever GS Gold For Ligety

First-Ever GS Gold For Ligety

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 19) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) laid down a truly Olympic performance Wednesday to earn the first-ever giant slalom gold medal for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Ligety led by 0.93-seconds after his first run at the sunny Rosa Khutor venue, where he was able to […]

Silver and Bronze for Weibrecht and Miller in Super G

Silver and Bronze for Weibrecht and Miller in Super G

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 16) – In an historic and seemingly improbable finish, Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) took silver and Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) tied for bronze in the men’s Olympic super G at Rosa Khotur Sunday. After taking the lead out of the number 13 start, Miller watched in wonderment as teammate Weibrecht […]

USA Sweeps Slopestyle Debut

USA Sweeps Slopestyle Debut

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 13) – It was a U.S. podium sweep at the historic debut of men’s slopestyle skiing in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Thursday, when Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) took the sport’s first-ever gold medal with Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) earning silver and Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) bronze. The new […]

Farrington Gold – Clark Bronze in Sochi Halfpipe

Farrington Gold – Clark Bronze in Sochi Halfpipe

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 12) – Team USA athlete Kaitlyn Farrington (Sun Valley, ID) earned the halfpipe snowboarding gold medal while teammate Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) took bronze Wednesday night during a fierce firefight in the Rosa Khutor halfpipe. Clark has now medaled in the last three out of four Olympic Winter Games and […]

Three Olympics – Four Medals for Mancuso

Three Olympics – Four Medals for Mancuso

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 10) – Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) produced a true champion performance Monday, becoming the first American skier in history to win a medal in three straight Olympic Winter Games with her bronze in a tricky super combined event at the Rosa Khutor alpine center. Mancuso skied into the lead in […]

South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson Golden in Sochi

South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson Golden in Sochi

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 9) – Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) cleaned up her second run to earn the first-ever women’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal Sunday at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Her smooth style during her final run secured her the gold with a score of 95.25, putting her on top of […]

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 8) – Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) earned the first-ever gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding’s Olympic debut Saturday while also claiming the first gold for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Primetime coverage of the slopestyle snowboarding final airs on NBC at 8:00 p.m EST Saturday and can […]

Seahawks Crush Broncos for First Super Bowl Win

Seahawks Crush Broncos for First Super Bowl Win

East Rutherford, NJ…The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8. Linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception of a Peyton Manning pass 69 yards for a touchdown late in the first half Sunday, and Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff of the second half 87 yards for another […]