Sports & Rec

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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Avalanche Danger
1:46 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Backcountry Danger Won't End Soon

The recent snowfall, laden with moisture, has made avalanche danger considerable and it may be that way until February. Rick Brough 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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Behind The Gold
1:35 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Behind The Gold: Alpine Gold Medalist Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson on the cover of Sports Illustrated after his win in 1984.

This Olympic champion called his shot, predicting Olympic gold in Sarajevo.

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

Amidst rising tensions in the Balkans, the world gathered in then-Yugoslavia in 1984 for Sarajevo’s Olympic Winter Games. 

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Sports & Rec
4:46 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Snowsports Recycling

Ken Barfield, Greg Schneider and Todd Losse
Credit Leslie Thatcher

A pilot program to recycling Snowsports equipment has made its way to Utah and Park City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Behind The Gold
2:06 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Behind The Gold: GS Skier Debbie Armstrong

She was the pride of Washington State, with her gold medal photo emblazoned on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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

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Miner Nation
6:48 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Miner Nation Report - December 9, 2013

Scott Chester is back with another Miner Nation Report.

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Behind The Gold
2:35 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Behind The Gold: Alpine Combined Skier Bode Miller

Bode Miller at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games.

In improbable style, this future Olympic champion debuted with two silvers in Salt Lake City.

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

The world got to know the amazing story of Bode Miller on a global stage as the Olympic Winter Games came to Salt Lake City in 2002. The independent, care-free New Hampshire native was somewhat of a sensation, but he preferred to let his skiing do the talking.

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Resort News
4:07 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Last Local Ski Resort Opens

Deer Valley was the third of the Park City resorts to open on Saturday. KPCW's Leslie Thacther has more.

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Skier Days
3:41 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Freeskiers Buoy Snowsports Numbers

According to a recent report from the Snowsports Industries of America (SIA), participation in alpine skiing dropped last winter and overall snowsports participation was down three percent. But as KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, those numbers don't tell the whole story.

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