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United States Skier Ted Ligety Captures Gold in Giant Slalom
February 20th, 2014 at 10:04 AM
After completing his second run in the giant slalom on Wednesday, Ted Ligety made Olympic history by becoming the first American to win gold in the event. Ligety, who was the overwhelming favorite to win the gold, finished with a time of 2:45:29 in the two-run combined event. Steve Missillier and...

Julia Mancuso Slaloms Her Way to Bronze in Women’s Super Combined; Finishes Eighth in Downhill
February 12th, 2014 at 2:39 PM
***PHOTO1***After sitting in first place after the downhill run, Julia Mancuso knew she had to pull out something special in the slalom to find herself on the medal stand for the women's super combined. "I really thought I was blowing it in slalom," Mancuso said after her bronze medal performance. "I had...

Jamie Anderson Claims Gold for US in Slopestyle
February 10th, 2014 at 8:33 PM
After Jamie Anderson finished her nearly perfect run in the women's inaugural slopestyle event, she almost certainly solidified herself as one of the greatest of her time.  ***PHOTO1*** With the gold medal, the US swept gold in the event. Sage Kotsenburg took home the gold in the men's slopestyle event earlier in the...

Bode Miller Struggles in Downhill, Falls Short of Medal
February 10th, 2014 at 6:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** After practice and qualifying runs were completed in the men's downhill run, Bode Miller looked like the guy to beat. But the 36-year olds quest to become the oldest Alpine gold medalist fell short as he finished in eighth place.  "This can be a tough one to swallow today, having skied...

Canada’s Alexandre Bilodeau, Mikael Kingsbury Capture Gold and Silver in Men’s Moguls
February 10th, 2014 at 3:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second straight Winter Olympics, Canada's Alexandre Bilodeau is a gold medalist.  The 26 year old from Montreal, Quebec successfully defended his crown in the men's moguls, showing the world exactly why he's the best at his sport.  This marks the first time a moguls skier has repeated as...