The road to Sochi is packed with Olympic trails and World Cup events, some of those are taking place this week and next along the second fastest sliding track in the world, with bobsled, skeleton and luge competitions bringing in the fastest athletes from around the globe. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
As they prepare for the upcoming World Cup season and the Sochi Olympics, a cover story in the New York Times Magazine couldn't have come at a better tie for the five women on the US Ski Jumping Team. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The U.S. Skeleton national team was announced Wednesday, and among the competitors, Park City's Kimber Gabrizak won a spot on the Intercontinental Cup team. While she didn't get a World Cup position, which would secure a spot at the Sochi, Russia Olympics, she says there's still a chance she would compete in the Winter Games. Rick Brough has more.
They’re headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. So this year’s annual benefit is especially important for U.S. women ski jumpers. The event is set this Thursday for the first-ever Olympic team of female jumpers - who are, in addition, all Park City-bred. Rick Brough has more.