2014 Sochi Olympics

Sochi Olympics
12:30 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Kotsenburg Wins Gold

20 year old Sage Kotsenburg of Park City won the U.S.'s first medal, the gold, at the Olympic debut of slopestyle snowboarding on Saturday.  As he did, his family was at home in Park City, realizing the judges appreciated Kotsenburg for the same reasons his family does:  for being unique, creative, and letting the love of his sport shine through.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sochi Olympics
12:16 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

News From Sochi

The US athletes in Sochi are bringing home 4 medals so far for skiing and snowboarding.  Tom Kelly of the USSA called in for his weekly report to give us the latest news of those athletes.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sochi Olympics
11:25 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Olympic Interpreters Struggle With Jargon

Volunteer interpreters are scrambling to transcribe quotes which are sometimes - just not translatable.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
4:31 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Weibrecht And Miller's Sochi Olympics Update

US Alpine Skiers Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller's Super G podium finishes Sunday raised the spirits of team USA at the Sochi Winter Games. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:15 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

New Cocktail Named After Olympic Gold Medalist

Great things can happen when you win an Olympic gold medal - new sponsorship money rolls in, your twitter account gains thousands of new followers and sometimes - when you're Sage Kotsenburg, a new cocktail is named in your honor. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
8:52 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Olympian Hendrickson Realizes Goal

After a couple of days of training on the Olympic jumps, World Cup Ski Champion, Sarah Hendrickson, is realizing her goal of getting to the Sochi games may have to be enough.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
10:40 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Winter Sports School Proud Of Olympians

The Sochi Winter Games are underway and there's one entity that's particularly proud of its 10 Olympic Athletes, otherwise known as Winter Sports School Alumni.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sports & Rec
5:37 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Utah Athletes Are In Sochi

When the athletes walk into the Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia on Friday, many Utahans will be looking for athletes that live, work, or go to school alongside them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:56 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Tom Kelly On Sochi Olympics This Friday

As winter athletes arrive in Sochi for the Winter Olympic games that kick off this Friday, one Park City resident who follows the games closer than anyone else disembarked late Sunday night for his several week stink of covering the sames. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sports & Rec
4:06 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Gabryszak Talks About The End Of Her Skeleton Career

On the verge of making a bid for the Sochi Olympics as a skeleton athlete, Park City resident Kimber Gabryszak had to say goodbye to that dream - and end her career due to suffering her second concussion in as many seasons.
She told KPCW Monday that it might be tough to watch the Winter Games on TV, but she's getting close to acceptance and is excited to move on. Rick Brough has more.

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