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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
US Ski Team names 2 prospects killed in avalanche to squad

- 0 - Sun, Nov 22, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche awareness seminar.

"Do I look as though I'm all right?" Cindy Berlack read. "No, I'm not....

Monument-based figure skater, national champ Jason Brown out with injury
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Reigning U.S. champion and Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown withdrew from the upcoming 2015 NHK Trophy due to a back strain incurred during...

Julia Mancuso healing after hip surgery
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 5 1/2 hours later had one that was...

Fallout from WADA meetings in Colorado Springs: Athletes want probe to go beyond Russian track team
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Cleaning up the corrupt anti-doping system in Russia matters because of these stories:

—Cross-country skier Beckie Scott missed out on her...

WADA declares Russian anti-doping agency noncompliant during Colorado Springs meetings
By: - 0 Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency have declared Russia's anti-doping agency out of compliance.

The vote by the WADA foundation board...