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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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  • New Colorado Springs velodrome dome may help Olympic and casual track cyclists alike

    Everyone from Olympic-caliber to area recreational track cyclists will benefit from the addition of an all-weather dome at the Memorial Park velodrome, the national program director said. The inflatable, pressurized dome, similar to ones used over tennis courts, will be installed in October. Once in place, the Olympic Training Center 7-Eleven...

  • Former Colorado College hockey player Doyle leads CC Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Former Colorado College defenseman Rob Doyle still cannot believe his luck. Now, 28 years since he last donned a Tigers hockey uniform, the 1987 graduate is surprised he is being inducted into the CC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. "I have been unbelievably lucky," he said. The three-time team MVP scored 51 goals and added 151 assists in...

  • Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center innovations seek to give U.S. athletes competitive edge

    U.S. athletes can now train in the heat and humidity of sea-level Rio de Janeiro without leaving Colorado Springs. The new altitude room is one of the many innovations the 130 Olympic Training Center residents and annual 12,000 to 15,000 visiting athletes may take advantage of while using the new Ted Stevens Sports Services Center. "This will...

  • Phelps' coach accepts job at ASU

    Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach. Phelps won't be around forever, though, so Bowman started thinking about his future. It led him back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State, a school that he believes has the potential to be one of the top swimming programs in the country. "When they first called I was...

  • USOC announces expanded Road to Rio promotional tour

    The U.S. Olympic Committee announced its nine-stop Road to Rio Tour earlier this week starting on July 4 and ending on Sept. 10, 2016.  Tour elements will include interactive sport participation, virtual-reality experiences, athlete meet and greets, Team USA giveaways and sponsor engagement.  The Rio edition expands to the year...