2014 Sochi Olympics

2014 Olympics
2:49 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Athletes Compete To The End For Spot On Olympic Team

With just 30 days out from the Winter Olympics, US Ski Team athletes are pushing hard to be named to the Olympic team. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Olympics
1:06 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Vonn Bows Out Of Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn and her two gold medals of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships at Val d'Isere.
Credit © ASP Red Bull / USSA

Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn announced Tuesday that she will not participate in the upcoming Sochi Olympics. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Olympics
11:07 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Jerome First To Make Olympic Team

Jessica Jerome
Credit © Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

U.S. Women's ski jumper Jessica Jerome made history Sunday as the first to be named to the first-ever U.S. Olympic Women's ski jumping team, getting one step closer to realizing a long soughter-after dream. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Olympic Trials
10:40 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Thousands Cheer on Athletes this Weekend at Utah Olympic Park

Thousands of cheering fans showed up at the Utah Olympic Park for the Nordic Combined Olympic Trials and the Ski Jumping Olympic Trials over the weekend and watched history in the making. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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2014 Olympics
6:09 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Speed Skater Injured At Olympic Oval

Theresa Cliff-Ryan

At Monday's Speed Skating Olympic Trials at the Utah Olympic Oval, a skater was injured after another skater crashed into her at high speed. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Olympic Trials
3:52 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Sochi Hopefuls Jump To Finish Line

(L-R) Alissa Johnson, Jessica Jerome and Lindsey Van after the women's ski jumping event. They placed third, first and second, respectively.
Olympic Trials
3:17 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Cross-country And Paralympic Nordic Races Come To Soldier Hollow January 2

Credit Heber Valley Chamber & Visitors Bureau

Winter ski competition isn't just happening at the Utah Olympic Park. Soldier Hollow in Wasatch County is hosting two events in tandem, starting in about a week. Rick Brough has more.

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Ski Jumping
2:33 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Hendrickson Might Still Make Sochi

World Champion Ski Jumper Sarah Hendrickson, still recovering from a knee injury, will be cheering on her teammates at Sunday's ski jumping Olympic Trials, as she still holds out hope for Sochi. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Olympic Trials
12:05 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Nordic Combined Trials To Jump Off This Weekend

The Nordic Combined Olympic Trials take place at the Utah Olympic Park's Nordic ski jumps and cross-country ski track this Saturday. It's one of the great winter sports spectator events. Rick Brough has more.

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Road to Sochi
1:46 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Dew Tour Mountain Championships Held Last Weekend

The Dew Tour Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado last weekend were the first Olympic qualifiers this year for free-ski and snowboard athletes hoping to advance to the Sochi Games. Rick Brough has more. 

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