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17 hrs ago | Park Record

USSA post-Olympic analysis

Ted Ligety was on stage again last week, recounting his gold medal experience nearly two months earlier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mac Bohonnon, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Brita Sigourney, Ski, Action Sport, Park City, UT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Transworld

Injury rate too high for slopestyle to be in Olympics says IOC doctor

The IOC's Lars Engebretsen thinks there were too many injuries in Olympic slopestyle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Chas Guldemond, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Shaun White, Sina Candrian, Skateboard

ETonline

Which Celebs Have Joined the Dating Craze Tinder?

The instant-dating app Tinder helped olympians find dates at the Sochi Olympics, but that's just the beginning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jamie Anderson, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Olympians say selfies were stopped at White House

Some of America's Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets last week when they visited the White House and met with President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Nick Goepper, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ski, Action Sport, Nick Goepper

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Vail Daily News

Olympics series: Cutter says early World Cup forced tough choices

Kiki Cutter retired at the age of 20 with five World Cup victories - the most wins by an American for nearly a decade Mikaela Shiffrin's incredible two-year run has included an Olympic slalom gold medal, a slalom world championship and nine World Cup victories, and she's only 19. Editor's note: During this Winter Olympic year and leading up to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Deseret News

IOC official: Slopestyle injuries 'unacceptable'

In this Feb. 8, 2014, file photo, United States' Sage Kotsenburg takes a jump during the men's snowboard slopestyle final at the Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Shaun White, Winter Sports

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Akelstad, Sullivan repeat as Arctic Man champs

Akelstad, a snowmachiner from Palmer, and Sullivan, a three-time Olympic downhiller from Truckee, Calif., won the men's ski title at the annual adrenaline-laced competition in the Hoodoo Mountains near Paxson, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

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Related Topix: Ski, Daron Rahlves, Action Sport, Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports, Snowmobile, Levi LaVallee, Snowboard, Scotty Lago, Nate Holland

Athens Banner-Herald

Miller: Adopting shelter animals saves lives

American Olympian Gus Kenworthy finished this year's Winter Olympics with a silver medal in men's slopestyle skiing and a little something extra - two stray Sochi puppies and their mother.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gus Kenworthy, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ski, Action Sport, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Training: Lessons from Olympians

Hometown athletes from Park City, Utah, dominated the U.S. medals count at the Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen

The Star Online

Certified yoga instructor Jaysea Devoe is not even a teen yet

DeVoe is just 12 years old and recently became a certified yoga instructor after completing 200 hours of teacher training.

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Related Topix: Shaun White, Snowboard, Skateboard, Action Sport, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Pique News Magazine

WSSF brings back top athletes, old favourites

The sport schedule for this year's World Ski and Snowboard Festival will be action-packed once again, drawing Olympic-level athletes and other top pros to vie for huge cash purses.

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Related Topix: Gjermund Braaten, Snowboard, Charles Reid, Sebastien Toutant, Eric Beauchemin, Action Sport, Sports, Gus Kenworthy, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Nick Goepper

TheDenverChannel

Olympian Gus Kenworthy living with 2 Sochi pups

Kenworthy was in Sochi, Russia, to compete in men's slopestyle skiing when he came across some stray puppies and their mom.

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Related Topix: Ski, Gus Kenworthy, Action Sport, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Alabama Live

Live at 9 with Mike Herndon: the To Watch or Not To Watch Edition

Tiger Woods hasn't won a major since 2008 and won't be playing in this year's Masters, which start today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Shaun White, Winter Sports

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin greets fans at Pittsfield ski shop

It may have been the most exciting news Mitch Plaine has received in 40 years of running Plaine's Bike, Ski & Snowboard -- with perhaps the shortest notice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Fox News

Youngest yoga teacher in US

Twelve-year-old certified yoga instructor Jaysea DeVoe teaches her yoga class at the Bergamot Spa in Encinitas, California March 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Shaun White, Snowboard, Skateboard, Action Sport, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Park Record

Park City's Olympic legacy

As an April micro-blizzard dumped huge flakes of snow down historic Main Street, three hometown Olympic champions huddled together for the photographers Ted Ligety, Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christensen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Joss Christensen, Ski, Park City, UT

Transworld

Ladies throw down in Keystone at rider driven contest - The Community Cup

"I'm terrible at methods," said one of the female competitors just before dropping in to her first Best Methods run at the Community Cup contest in Keystone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jamie Anderson, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Snowboard, Silje Norendal, Action Sport, Sarka Pancochova

CBS Local

White House Says No 'Selfie' Ban Despite Olympians Not...

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama accept autographed U.S. Olympic flags from Jon Lujan of Littleton, Colo., Paralympics Alpine Skiing, former US Marine Corps Sergeant and 2014 Winter Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Team USA Flag Bearer; and Julie Chu of Fairfield, Conn., Women's Ice Hockey and 2014 Winter Olympic Games Closing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Lujan, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Nick Goepper, Ski, Action Sport, Nick Goepper, Olympic Hockey, Julie Chu (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily column: Club sees more great results

Celebrating the silver anniversary of the USASA Championships, nearly 1,200 qualifying snowboard athletes ages 7 to 70 hailing from 30 USASA Regional Series competed in six disciplines last week at Copper Mountain in the USASA Snowboard National Championships.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports

The Kansas City Star

Olympians say selfies were banned at White House

People across the nation are posting videos of themselves jumping into frigid water to show support for a 5-month-old northwest Missouri boy who is battling cancer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Nick Goepper, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

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