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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.