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Steamboat's Reiter struggles in Alpine snowboarding event

Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter struggled with the hard snow Wednesday and couldn't make it out of the prelims.

Penny Fletcher: Where has the time gone?

I can personally say watching my two sons cross that finish line together is a remarkable sensation.

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From Steamboat to Russia: Vic Wild wins gold for host nation

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Vic Wild earned his Russian citizenship two years ago. Wednesday he earned a gold medal for the host nation.

Joel Reichenberger: 2014 Games about hard work, not hardware for US Nordic combined team

The somber message that echoed Tuesday at a rainy RusSki Gorki Jumping complex in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia was that this was not 2010. That can be something to embrace.

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Americans struggle in large hill event

Taylor Fletcher paced the Americans on Tuesday in the Individual Large Hill Gundersen event, finishing 20th.

Hughes can't get out of quarterfinals in snowboard cross

Jarryd Hughes was 17th in Tuesday's snowboard cross event.

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US Nordic combined athletes again struggle on jump

The Americans again struggled on the jumping hill Tuesday, making a medal unlikely in the Individual Gundersen Large Hill event.

Joel Reichenberger: Looking for the real Russia

Security guard Alex may be the best link to "real Russia" at the Olympics.

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Americans look to large hill event

The United States looks to get back on track Tuesday with the individual Gundersen large hill event.

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Demong readies to defend gold medal

Billy Demong's life has changed a lot in four years. One thing that hasn't, though, is his iron will to win.

Norwegian idol Jansrud wins Olympic super-G; Weibrecht, Miller medal

In an Alpine event that Norway absolutely owns, Kjetil Jansrud won a thrilling men’s super-G race Sunday one week after earning bronze in downhill.

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Brockhoff addresses sexuality after event

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Belle Brockhoff is one of the few openly gay athletes at the Sochi Olympics.

Snowboard cross athlete Hughes eyeing 1st Olympic event

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Jarryd Hughes is eyeing a medal in men's snowboard cross.

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Brockhoff crashes in snowboard cross semifinals

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Belle Brockhoff crashed in the semifinals of the women's snowboard cross event, eventually finishing eighth.

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Gone in a flash: 1 day, 6 Olympic events

The Olympics are built for the weird, the fun, the unique and the inspiring. In search of all that, reporter Joel Reichenberger and I set out to attend as many events as we possibly could Thursday. We wanted to find the people and sports that make the Olympics what they are.

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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