More Steamboat Olympic Coverage
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.
The USSA announced on Monday that it would cut its funding for the U.S. Nordic combined team.
Team USA's post-Olympics trip to the White House offered a handful of Steamboat Springs athletes an experience they'll never forget.
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.
When you’re in a foreign country that’s careening toward war, you follow the news.
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.”
Photographing the Olympics is both the easiest and hardest of assignments.
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.
Vic Wild, once a SSWSC member, took his newfound country by storm by winning his second Alpine snowboarding gold medal.
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.
After 18 days in Russia, things have finally started to make sense.
Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the women's slalom Friday.
Thursday's Nordic combined event took an emotional toll.
The Canadian hockey team again wastoo much for the Americans, skating away with a 1-0 win in the semifinals.
Struggles on the jump hill continued to plague the American Nordic combined team, as six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick said goodbye to the sport.