2014 Winter Olympic Games

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Sochi Olympics
1:45 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Women Ski Jumpers Soared into History Books

Women ski jumpers from around the world soared into the history books last Tuesday in Sochi and Park City's own Olympic jumpers were smiling along with the rest of the 30 jumpers. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
12:30 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Kotsenburg Wins Gold

20 year old Sage Kotsenburg of Park City won the U.S.'s first medal, the gold, at the Olympic debut of slopestyle snowboarding on Saturday.  As he did, his family was at home in Park City, realizing the judges appreciated Kotsenburg for the same reasons his family does:  for being unique, creative, and letting the love of his sport shine through.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sochi Olympics
12:16 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

News From Sochi

The US athletes in Sochi are bringing home 4 medals so far for skiing and snowboarding.  Tom Kelly of the USSA called in for his weekly report to give us the latest news of those athletes.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sochi Olympics
11:25 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Olympic Interpreters Struggle With Jargon

Volunteer interpreters are scrambling to transcribe quotes which are sometimes - just not translatable.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
4:31 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Weibrecht And Miller's Sochi Olympics Update

US Alpine Skiers Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller's Super G podium finishes Sunday raised the spirits of team USA at the Sochi Winter Games. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:15 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

New Cocktail Named After Olympic Gold Medalist

Great things can happen when you win an Olympic gold medal - new sponsorship money rolls in, your twitter account gains thousands of new followers and sometimes - when you're Sage Kotsenburg, a new cocktail is named in your honor. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
8:52 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Olympian Hendrickson Realizes Goal

After a couple of days of training on the Olympic jumps, World Cup Ski Champion, Sarah Hendrickson, is realizing her goal of getting to the Sochi games may have to be enough.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
10:40 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Winter Sports School Proud Of Olympians

The Sochi Winter Games are underway and there's one entity that's particularly proud of its 10 Olympic Athletes, otherwise known as Winter Sports School Alumni.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sports & Rec
5:37 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Utah Athletes Are In Sochi

When the athletes walk into the Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia on Friday, many Utahans will be looking for athletes that live, work, or go to school alongside them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Public Service Announcements
9:37 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Park City Gold Virtual Ski-A-Thon

Downhill ski, cross country ski or pick your event where miles or hours can be logged to raise money for the Youth Sports Alliance’s Dare to Dream Scholarship Fund and local winter sports teams. Register for $25 at www.athlete.com/ysa. Compete with local Olympians – Shannon Bahrke and Brett Camerota - to ski the most miles or raise the most money by securing per-mile sponsors between February 7 and March 16, 2014, to win prizes such as a heliskiing trip for two or ‘First Tracks’ for ten at Canyons. For more information visit www.ysapc.org or call 435.214.0792. 

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