Medalist finds life after the Olympics

going for the gold

From silver in Salt Lake City in 2002 to bronze in Vancouver in 2010, the mogul skier has had quite the career.

Skating duo hopes to win gold in South Korea

going for the gold

Timothy had retired from the sport and was skating on cruise ships. Ashley was competing in singles when a U.S. figure skating coach suggest…

Three sports in one man

Going for the gold

Akwasi Frimpong is ranked 95 in the world in sport but if he wants to qualify for the Olympics, he’ll need to be in the top 60 by the middle…

Nathan Chen, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, and Maia and Alex Shibutani

Meet Team USA: Figure skating

The U.S. Figure Skating Team in PyeongChang will have its fewest entries since the first Winter Olympics in 1924, with 14 athletes. The 2017…

Marcel Hirscher and Mikaela Shiffrin

Alpine skiing 101: Rules

Downhill (Men’s and women’s) Downhill is considered a speed event. It features the longest course and the fastest speeds. The winner is dete…

PyeongChang gate

Alpine skiing 101: Glossary

Alpine skiing Racing down a mountain, unlike cross-country skiing, which is raced on mostly flat ground.    Bluebird day A calm and sunny da…


Alpine skiing 101: Equipment

Bindings Bindings secure boots to the skis. They are designed to release their hold in the event of a fall. Goggles Ski goggles, which come …