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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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  • USOC revenue outpaces expenses by more than $47 million in 2014, a Winter Olympic year

    Revenue for the U.S. Olympic Committee increased by more than 60 percent from the previous year in 2014, according to tax documents filed by the organization Friday. The Colorado Springs-based USOC, which supports the country's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, brought in more than $270 million in revenue for the year. That total included $122...

  • Bode Miller keeps open possibility of return to ski team

    At the moment, Bode Miller is preparing to change diapers, not charge down a mountain. Although, he is keeping his ski racing options open even as his wife gets ready to deliver their child anytime now. The six-time Olympic medalist accepted a nomination Thursday to be a part of the U.S. Ski Team in 2015-16. His acceptance doesn't...

  • IOC strips US of Olympic relay medals in Gay doping case

    LONDON (AP) — The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case. The International Olympic Committee notified the U.S. Olympic Committee by letter that the 4x100 relay team has been disqualified and all the medals withdrawn. The letter asks...

  • Watch: Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen stands on her own for the first time after Injury

    After Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen severed her spinal cord in an accident last year, doctors weren’t sure if she’d survive. Except now she’s standing on her own again for the first time. The six-time gold medal swimmer was paralyzed below the waist last year by severing her spinal cord in an ATV crash. "I looked at my husband...

  • American rhythmic gymnasts garner international medals

    Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill. took home the all- around bronze medal, as well as silver and bronze event medals, at the International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Corbeil-Essonnes, France this past weekend. Camilla Feeley of Lincolnshire, Ill. picked up an event bronze.  In addition, Zeng and Jazzy Kerber combined for second...