2 days ago

Texas skater finds new purpose after Olympic dream fades

...in four short years. It didn’t happen. Life intervened. A year after being the 2006 Olympic

    Texas skater finds new purpose after Olympic dream fades
    HOUSTON - Katy Taylor was 16 as she watched the ladies figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin from her home in Houston, visualizing the leap from alternate to Olympian she felt was sure to come in four short years. It didn't happen. Life intervened.
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5 days ago

Hanyu's path to 2nd Olympic gold was paved with patience

Yuzuru Hanyu was on crutches with a badly injured ankle when his coach Brian Orser asked the 2014 Olympic champion what his goal was for 2018. "Win the Olympics again," … Click to Continue »

    Hanyu's path to 2nd Olympic gold was paved with patience
    Yuzuru Hanyu was on crutches with a badly injured ankle when his coach Brian Orser asked the 2014 Olympic champion what his goal was for 2018. "Win the Olympics again," Hanyu replied. Mission accomplished - with a whole lot of angst on the road to Pyeongchang. On Nov.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Feb 11

#ICYMI from this week, 12 years after he comp...

#ICYMI from this week, 12 years after he competed in the 2006 Olympic halfpipe competition in Torino, Italy, Andrew Marden relived the experience with Andy's parents. *Programming note: You can catch our Olympic Dreams stories every weekday during the duration of the Winter Olympics, during our 4 p.m. newscast. On Monday, we'll profile Nick Cohee, a former World Cup skier who now helps run the China Peak ski area. Andy Finch China Peak Mountain Resort

    Olympic Dreams - Andy Finch's Parents
    Imagine watching your son compete in the Olympics? Joanie and Cliff Finch lived it, and 12 years later, told Sports Central's Andrew Marden all about it.
    http://www.yourcentralvalley.com

Feb 03

With Olympics looming, US skier Johnson scores career best

...Vonn. Johnson placed fourth on Saturday in a World Cup downhill won by Vonn, the 2010 Olympic gold medalist. After two 10th places, this was her best career result by

    With Olympics looming, US skier Johnson scores career best
    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - With the Pyeongchang Olympics looming, American downhill skier Breezy Johnson has come close to fulfilling her dream: Sharing a podium with Lindsey Vonn. Johnson placed fourth on Saturday in a World Cup downhill won by Vonn, the 2010 Olympic gold medalist.
    http://www.dailyjournal.net

Jan 23

Monday's Sports in Brief

USA GYMNASTICS Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization … Click to Continue »

    Monday's Sports in Brief
    USA GYMNASTICS Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization did nothing to protect them after they were abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar.
    http://www.fresnobee.com

Dec 29

German skier Rebensburg leads World Cup GS ahead of Shiffrin

...in the opening run of a women’s World Cup giant slalom on Friday. The 2010 Olympic gold medalist edged defending overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States by 0.05...

    German skier Rebensburg leads World Cup GS ahead of Shiffrin
    LIENZ, Austria - Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany built a slim lead in the opening run of a women's World Cup giant slalom on Friday. The 2010 Olympic gold medalist edged defending overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States by 0.05 seconds.
    http://www.dailyjournal.net

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