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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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Chen dominates men's short program at US nationals

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hyped as the future of men's skating, Nathan Chen put the sport on notice that his time is now.

Chen dazzled and dominated as he stamped himself as a future Olympic medalist contender, connecting on a pair of quads and...

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Lipinski, Weir shine as a top pair at skating championships
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have something to say.

About figure skating? Probably. Fashion and dogs and their social...

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MMA Blog: Henry Cejudo shares wrestling tips online from OTC
By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 10 hr ago

It appears Olympic gold medalist and Coronado graduate Henry Cejudo has made a New Year’s resolution to share wrestling tips with, well,...

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Japan says isle name on 2018 Olympic website 'unacceptable."
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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says it is "unacceptable" that the official website for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics refers to...

Durden and Meehan to coach US swim team at world meet
By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — College coaches Dave Durden and Greg Meehan will serve as head coaches for the U.S. team at the world swimming...