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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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Aerial Figure Skating Challenge hits Broadmoor World Arena on Friday

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Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs likely to miss its targeted opening date
By: Rich Laden - 0 20 hr ago

The U.S. Olympic Museum proposed for downtown Colorado Springs is unlikely to open by February 2018, the date targeted by organizers who wanted to...

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USA Cycling unveils full team headed to Rio Olympics
By: - 0 Yesterday

Kristin Armstrong will have an opportunity to chase her third straight time trial gold medal in Rio, perhaps the final chapter in a decorated cycling...

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Speedskating nationals take place in Colorado Springs as sport tries to rebound
By: Will Jarvis - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

In the mid-1990s, the leaders of the inline speedskating community had a feeling the sport was about to hit the jackpot.

Roller hockey was one...

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Olympian Missy Franklin drafted by Harlem Globetrotters
By: - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Add “Harlem Globetrotters” to Missy Franklin’s list of accomplishments.

The four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist was one of five people...