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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
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Michael Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
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ATLANTA — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.

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US Bobsled team looking for athletes; 9 combines scheduled
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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — USA Bobsled & Skeleton is looking for athletes and will be conducting combine events across the country.

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