Sports & Rec

Breaking
1:47 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Van, Jerome & Hendrickson All Jumping For The U.S.A.

Jessica Jerome, Sarah Hendrickson and Lindsey Van will all go to Sochi to represent the U.S. in the first-ever women's ski jumping event.

Press release submitted by the US Ski and Snowboard Team

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the nomination of seven ski jumping athletes this afternoon during a press conference at Utah Olympic Park, the site of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping. The 2014 Olympic Winter Games mark the first time women’s ski jumping will be contested at the Olympic level.

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Sochi Olympics
5:24 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Hendrickson Returns To Ski Jumping In Time

Reigning World Champion Sarah Hendrickson has successfully returned to ski jump training just in the nick of time. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sochi Olympics
2:51 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

USSA Athletes And Staff Busy Putting Teams Together

Olympic selection events have kept the U.S. ski, snowboard and freeskiing teams and their management busy, with the Sochi Winter Olympic Games just two weeks away. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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USSA PSA
8:45 am
Tue January 14, 2014

3-D Signs Target Underage Drinking

The 3-D signs, waiting to be mounted on the wall of the Swede Alley State Liquor Store.

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, along with Parents Empowered, have rolled out a publicity campaign to eliminate the target: underage drinking. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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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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Sports & Rec
3:32 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Miner Nation Report - January 6, 2013

After a holiday break, the Miner Nation returns with a slow start to the schedule. Scott Chester has this week's Miner Nation Report.

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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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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.

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