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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
Gut wins giant slalom as Shiffrin crashes near finish

- 0 - Fri, Nov 27, 2015

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin had a big lead and was just a few turns from winning a World Cup race at home for the first time.

Shiffrin could almost sense victory. The crowd, too. Even her competitors were basically resigned to her...

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 27, 2015

MONACO — The IAAF has cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations and rejected claims that it failed to act on...

US Ski Team names 2 prospects killed in avalanche to squad
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche...

Monument-based figure skater, national champ Jason Brown out with injury
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Reigning U.S. champion and Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown withdrew from the upcoming 2015 NHK Trophy due to a back strain incurred during...

Julia Mancuso healing after hip surgery
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 5 1/2 hours later had one that was...