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Colorado Springs

  • Leif Nordgren, men’s biathlon, born in Colorado Springs
  • Curt Tomasevicz, men’s bobsled, lives in Colorado Springs
  • Steve Holcomb, men’s bobsled, lives in Colorado Springs

The rest of the state

  • Lanny Barnes, women’s biathlon, Durango
  • Jeremy Abbott, men’s figure skating, Aspen, formerly lived in Colorado Springs
  • Paul Stastny, men’s ice hockey, Denver
  • Noah Hoffman, men’s cross country skiing, born in Denver and lives in Aspen
  • Simi Hamilton, men’s cross country skiing, Aspen
  • Arielle Gold, women’s snowboarding, Steamboat Springs
  • Jordan Malone, men’s short track speedskating, born in Aurora
  • Mikaela Shiffrin, women’s Alpine skiing, Vail
  • Jason Brown, men’s figure skating, Monument

Olympics Headlines view all

  • Lindsey Vonn says relationship with Tiger Woods is over

    SAN FRANCISCO — The relationship between Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn is over, with both taking to social media to say they were parting ways. But even in a breakup, they stuck together in the announcement. "After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship," Vonn said Sunday on her Facebook page....

  • Bruce Jenner sued for wrongful death over highway crash

    LOS ANGELES — The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist. The wrongful death case was filed Friday in Los Angeles by the stepchildren of Kim Howe, whose car was pushed into oncoming traffic after Jenner's sport utility vehicle collided with it on Pacific Coast Highway...

  • Air Force coach leads U.S. Greco-Roman team

    Air Force wrestling coach Sam Barber will be the head coach for the U.S. Greco-Roman junior team when it competes at the Pan-American Championships, May 6-8, in Havana, Cuba. “I’m looking forward to working with our nation’s elite-level wrestlers,” Barber said in a press release.  “I am excited to go to Cuba, where wrestling is one...

  • Figure skater with local ties undergoes knee surgery

    Haven Denney, the 2015 U.S. pairs silver medalist with partner Brandon Frazier, underwent right knee surgery on April 27. The surgery was performed in Vail, Colorado, by Dr. Robert F. LaPrade. Denney’s rehabilitation will begin in Vail and continue at her training base in Florida before returning to the ice. Denney and Frazier are the...

  • U.S. sled hockey cruises past Germany

    BUFFALO – The U.S. National Sled Team shut out Germany, 7-0, in its second preliminary contest of the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships Monday night at the HARBORCENTER.  Adam Page (Lancaster, N.Y.) led the offense with four points (two goals) and Josh Pauls (Green Brook, N.J.) picked up the...