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Winter Olympic Sports

OLYMPIC LEGACY: The legacy begins

(Editor’s note: This story is part of an “Olympic Legacy” series to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the III Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid in 1932. What happened that year led to this village hosting the XIII Olympic Winter Games in 1980 and the continuing legacy of training ...

World Cup luge concludes setting up women’s showdown

Ashley Farquharson carried the flag Sunday for USA Luge as the Eberspacher World Cup stop came to an end with women’s singles and the team relay. The Park City, Utah resident finished in a tie for 23rd place in the singles race. Her teammates did not compete as Emily Sweeney, of Lake ...

12 athletes nominated to 2022 U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team

ST MORITZ, Switzerland — USA Bobsled/Skeleton announced Monday, Jan. 17 the 12 athletes nominated to represent Team USA in the bobsled events at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. The U.S. will field two sleds in all four bobsled disciplines. “The selection committee met to ...

3 athletes nominated to 2022 U.S. Olympic Skeleton Team

ST MORITZ, Switzerland — USA Bobsled/Skeleton announced Saturday, Jan. 15 the three athletes nominated to represent Team USA at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China in the skeleton events. The U.S. earned two quota spots in the women’s competition, and one for the men. The ...

USA Luge names Olympic team nominations

LAKE PLACID — The wait is over for Chris Mazdzer. The 2018 Pyeongchang silver medalist will get his fourth Olympic nomination after the International Luge Federation confirmed Monday, Jan. 10 that USA Luge would receive three starters in the Beijing men’s singles Olympic field. A total of ...

Mazdzer-Terdiman sled crashes, Olympic luge hopes slip away

Olympic veterans Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman crashed out of a World Cup qualifying race on Friday, ending their hopes of being the doubles sled that represents USA Luge at next month’s Beijing Games. That spot will now go to either Zach Di Gregorio and Sean Hollander, or Dana Kellogg ...