Sports & Rec

Behind The Gold
5:21 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Historic Silver

Coaches were stunned at his times as he skied stride after stride to an historic silver medal.

Hi, I'm Tom Kelly and I'll be right back with more of the story on Behind the Gold.

It was opening day at the 1976 Olympics in Innsbruck. The eyes of the world were focused towards the Men's Downhill on the icy slope of Patscherkofel where Austrian farm boy, Franz Klammer, stole the show with an electrifying win over Swiss favorite, Bernhard Russi.

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USSA
6:16 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Aspiring Olympians To Train With New Partnership

Originally aired on January 31, 2013.

Aspiring young Olympians will have a chance to train at the US Ski and Snow Board Association’s Center of Excellence this summer as part of a new partnership between USSA and Eliteam – an athlete conditioning program started by former Olympian Doug Lewis. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Health
5:16 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Wasatch Back Among The Most Physically Fit

A new study shows that Summit and Wasatch county residents are among some of the most physically active in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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X-Games
6:27 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

City Officials To Decide On Bid For X-Games

Originally aired January 2, 2013.

Park City has been hosting World Cup racing on and off since the mid 1980′s. Now Park City officials need to decide whether to even bid for the ESPN X-Games. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

USSA
6:22 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

US Ski and Snowboard Teams Dominate International Events

Originally aired January 2, 2013.

The US Ski and Snowboard teams have amassed some impressive statistics and are dominating in international events around the globe. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Behind The Gold
1:55 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Golden Boy

  

They called him The Golden Boy after his improbable gold medal.  

Hi, this is Tom Kelly and I'll be right back with the story, Behind the Gold.

The early 90's were a rebuilding period for the U.S. Ski Team. Despite breakthrough results at the '92 Olympics, the public wasn't convinced. In fact, sports illustrated dubbed the team "Uncle Sam's lead-footed snowplow brigade." But the athletes knew differently, and the public criticism was a motivator for the entire team.

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Local Faces
12:58 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Snyderville Basin Recreation Founding Director Retires

Originally aired May 5, 2013.

For 17 years, Bonnie Park has guided the development of parks and trails in the Snyderville Basin.  Now she says it’s time to move on to something else.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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