Steamboat Olympic Coverage


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Reiter's Olympics lawsuit moves forward

Step 1 of suing the International Olympic Committee was a success for Steamboat Springs Olympic snowboarder Justin Reiter, according to an email from his lawyer, Filippo Marchino.

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Reiter files lawsuit against IOC

Steamboat snowboarder sues over event elimination

Steamboat Springs Olympic snowboarder Justin Reiter filed a lawsuit last month against the International Olympic Committee after the organization’s executive board voted to remove parallel slalom snowboarding from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Beijing's win draws mixed reactions in Steamboat Springs

Kidd: Decision is unfortunate

The site of the 2022 Winter Olympics was announced Friday, and local Olympians and Olympic hopefuls met the news with mixed reactions.

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Steamboat skier epitomizes Fly Girls camp goals

As accomplished as Lindsey Van is in women’s ski jumping, her greatest accomplishment might have more to do with the admiration she receives from a group of young girls, with one Steamboat Springs resident — 17-year-old Logan Sankey — standing out.

Nordic combined Olympian Billy Demong accepts position at Reynolds Cycling

After a brief period of retirement following his last season as a Nordic combined giant, Olympian Billy Demong accepted the position as marketing and sponsorship coordinator at Reynolds Cycling.

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Making the show

Ryan Dyer lived his US ski team dream for three years — he’s determined to get back

There are roughly a dozen ways to make the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, but only about three that matter to an up-and-coming skier. Making the team doesn’t actually guarantee anyone much of anything. Only a fraction of the team’s members get to compete in World Cup events.

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USSA cuts funding for Nordic combined

The USSA announced on Monday that it would cut its funding for the U.S. Nordic combined team.

Steamboat Olympians rub elbows at White House

Team USA's post-Olympics trip to the White House offered a handful of Steamboat Springs athletes an experience they'll never forget.

Penny Fletcher: Steamboat locals make positive impressions at Sochi Games

Sochi has come and gone, and now, we are just trying to get back into the swing of life. It was such an adventure, and in the end, it was an experience that I will never regret seeing.

Joel Reichenberger: Yes, we've been following the news

When you’re in a foreign country that’s careening toward war, you follow the news.

Joel Reichenberger: On home turf in Sochi

People always wonder why we’re here — at first, anyway. They’re surprised we sent one reporter and even more so that we sent two. In some sense, it seems important to the brand, the paper’s and Steamboat’s, to have Ski Town USA staff the Olympics. If you’d asked me in January before we left, I’d have said, “We can cover our local athletes better than anyone else.”

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4,478 clicks: Two days producing 26 photographs at the Olympic Games

Photographing the Olympics is both the easiest and hardest of assignments.

Joel Reichenberger: The best and worst of the Olympics

Our best event was the U.S. men's hockey game against Russia. Our best night out involved a member of the U.S. halfpipe snowboard team and the stupidest thing I did involved losing something important on the first day of the Olympics. Here's my list of the best and worst of covering the Olympics.

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Former Steamboat rider wins gold again

Vic Wild, once a SSWSC member, took his newfound country by storm by winning his second Alpine snowboarding gold medal.

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Difficult day leaves Reiter's emotions mixed

Justin Reiter didn’t come to the Olympics with a dream. The Olympics was the dream, but even if his visions weren’t dependent on gold and glory, they didn’t include misses in both of his events.