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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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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.

Joel Reichenberger: Saying my goodbyes to a great Olympics

After 18 days in Russia, things have finally started to make sense.

Vail's Shiffrin wins slalom

Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the women's slalom Friday.

Luke Graham: An emotional day

Thursday's Nordic combined event took an emotional toll.

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Canadians too much for Americans again

The Canadian hockey team again wastoo much for the Americans, skating away with a 1-0 win in the semifinals.

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Americans struggle, finish sixth in team event

Struggles on the jump hill continued to plague the American Nordic combined team, as six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick said goodbye to the sport.

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Demong, Lodwick close Olympic careers

Billy Demong and Todd Lodwick left the Olympics for the final time on Thursday.

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Americans to start 1:52 back in team event

The U.S. Nordic combined team will start the team event 1:52 back.

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Our Olympians

Team USA:

Billy Demong: Nordic combined
Patrick Deneen: Moguls
Bryan Fletcher: Nordic combined
Taylor Fletcher: Nordic combined
Arielle Gold: Half pipe
Taylor Gold: Half pipe
Todd Lodwick: Nordic combined
Eliza Outtrim: Moguls
Justin Reiter: Alpine snowboarding

Team Australia:

Belle Brockhoff: Snowboard cross
Jarryd Hughes: Snowboard cross

Team Czech Republic:

Ester Ledecka: Snowboard cross

Team Russia:

Vic Wild: Alpine snowboarding

Team Canada:

Caroline Calve: Alpine snowboarding