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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
WATCH: Taking down Bolt not easy, but cameraman on scooter gives it a try

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BEIJING — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.

Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th career gold medal at the world...

Ex-Olympian pens memoir on track career, stint as escort
0 Yesterday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Suzy Favor Hamilton said Wednesday that she will release a memoir next month that will touch on the mental health issues that...

No autograph, selfie seekers at Champs Camp, but Jason Brown still smiling
By: - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

He doesn't mind getting stopped in a grocery store or restaurant for an autograph, picture or selfie.

For Jason Brown, that's been a regular...

Former USOC leader Jim Scherr takes new job
By: - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Jim Scherr, the former CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been hired as interim executive director of the National Wheelchair Basketball...

While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds
0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race,...