2014 Sochi Olympics

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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Local News
12:29 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

Yarnold Wins World Cup Skeleton

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - Noelle Pikus-Pace tugged on her hat, waved to a few fans and posed for a photo with one of her closest friends before walking off the finish deck at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

And although it wasn't the shade she wanted, her last race on U.S. soil was a medalwinner.

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Road to Sochi
1:19 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

World Cups For Bobsled, Skeleton And Luge Come To Park City

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.

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2014 Olympics
3:40 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

US Women's Ski Jumping Team Featured In New York Times Magazine

Credit New York Times Magazine

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. 

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Olympic Athletes
5:07 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Hendrickson Working To Rebound From Summer Injury

With the Sochi Olympics looming, a Park City favorite is working hard to come back from injury. Rick Brough has more.

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U.S. Skeleton National Team
5:56 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Park City's Kimber Gabrizak Wins Spot on Intercontinental Cup Team

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. 

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2014 Olympics
9:54 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Independent Skier Reaches For Olympic Spot

Park City native and local ski racer Megan McJames is on the final push to try to make it to the Sochi Olympics, and she needs the community's help to get there. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Megan McJames's Race to Sochi Benefit is Saturday, September 28, from 6:00-9:00 PM, 335 McHenry Rd in lower Deer Valley.

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USSA Team
2:46 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

USSA Atheletes Think Of Sochi This September

One of Team USA's gold medal hopefuls for the Sochi Olympics is back on snow and the other recovering from knee surgery last week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

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Road to 2014 Olympics
12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Womens Ski Jumpers To Hold Benefit Party

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

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.

    

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