Olympic skier and US National Champion Tiger Shaw is moving to Park City to work alongside US Ski and Snowboard Association CEO Bill Marlot as he makes a transition to retirement. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
In soon to be war-torn Sarajevo, a pair of twins stood proudly for all of America.
Hi, this is Tom Kelly and I'll be right back with the story, Behind the Gold.
It's been nearly 30 years since Phil Mahre climbed atop the podium in Sarajevo, twin Steve at his side. Despite the passage of time, the memory and the emotion hasn't faded. It's grown stronger. Phil and Steve Mahre dominated their support in the early 1980's.
It was a simple mistake, just a mathematical error, but it turned into Bronze.
Hi, this is Tom Kelly, and I'll be right back with the Olympic story Behind the Gold.
The modern day Olympic games started in 1896, patterned after the ancient Grecian contests. But it wasn't until 1924 that the Olympic site of Paris chose to do a winter exposition-an event that later became the first Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix. Ski jumping was the Marquee Competition.
Putting on an internationally sanctioned cycling race like the Tour of Utah, which begins in Brianhead next week, is a huge undertaking that involves thousands of staff, volunteers, plus a caravan of motorcycles and cars that signal the peleton's arrival. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney find out the benefits of human ordinariness, especially as a antidote to the culture of overachievement, with David McRaney, author of You Are Now Less Dumb. Next, they'll travel with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Philip Caputo, whose new book just came out: The Longest Road: Overland in Search of Americas, from Key West to the Arctic Circle.