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Olympic Athlete Profiles

Colorado Connections

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
Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.

Vonn, the overall World Cup leader, won a downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday,...

Longtime USA Volleyball CEO announces upcoming retirement from Colorado Springs-based organization
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

USA Volleyball chief executive officer Doug Beal announced on Tuesday that he will retire on Jan. 2, 2017 after. It will end a 46-year connection to...

Ramsey: Roberts, Olympic wrestling hopeful, flourishes despite injury
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Wrestler Brittany Roberts recovered from her second major knee surgery while surrounded by athletes at the Olympic Training Center. She ate with...

'Die-hard' sports fan Renzi is boosting Rome's Olympic bid
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

When Italian Premier Matteo Renzi flew to New York to witness the all-Italian U.S. Open final between Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci in September,...

U.S. Olympic team trial berths on the line at Schultz wrestling meet this weekend
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

American wrestling hopefuls will have an opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team trials if they medal at the 18th annual Dave Schultz...