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Our Olympic Team

Mark Reis

Mark Reis is passionate about photojournalism and loves to tell people's stories through his photographs. He is Director of Photography at the Gazette in Colorado Springs and has covered seven Olympic Games and Super Bowl five times. He won the Olympic Media Association Gold Prize for his coverage of the Nagano Games.

His career has given him a ringside seat to everything from local news and features to the 2004 Asian tsunami. In 2009 he was the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Regional Photographer of the Year.

Mark teaches photography workshops around the U.S.

Mark is a graduate of Iowa State University and has been working as a photojournalist for 30 years. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, Wendy and has two daughters.

David Ramsey

David Ramsey has written sports columns for The Gazette for 10 years. He's visited all 50 states, and he's wise enough to realize Colorado is the best of those 50. He's a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003.

Ramsey has placed nine times in the national Asssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest, including two first-place finishes. He's covered the Athens, Beijing and London Olympics for The Gazette. He's the father of Ruth, a Rampart High grad, and Luke and Caleb, both grads of Pikes Peak Christian. He's an avid cyclist. He hopes to climb Mount Massive this summer, but he says that every year.

Ramsey brings you the personal side of sports along with his personal analysis. You can follow him on Twitter @davidramz

Students from Ball State University

Students from Ball State University’s BSU at the Games are covering the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and will report for The Gazette. BSU at the Games sent 22 reporters to Sochi, which allows the team to produce photos, videos and stories about the event results, as well as focus on each athlete’s road to success. Check back often to Gazette.com/Olympics to see their work. For more about BSU at the Games, visit http://sochi.bsuatthegames.com

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  • Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 Games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance. Several prominent figures gathered Thursday at the Olympic Oval speed skating facility in the Salt Lake City suburb...

  • Graybill, Antoine early leaders at skeleton trials

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine already knows he has a spot on the U.S. World Cup skeleton team this season. Savannah Graybill is well on her way to joining him. Graybill and Antoine were the winners Thursday in the first of four races at the U.S. national team trials, each prevailing by comfortable margins at...

  • BC-SKE--US Team Trials

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Savannah Graybill and Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine won the opening races of the U.S. national skeleton World Cup team trials on Thursday. Graybill had a two-run time of 1 minute, 55.45 seconds to take the win in the first of four women's races, with Annie O'Shea taking second and Megan Henry in third. There are...

  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to the museum's success and the enhancement of the southwest...

  • BC-OLY--IOC-2022 Bids,1st Ld-Writethru

    LONDON (AP) — If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race. The Swedish capital pulled out in January after politicians refused to give financial backing, becoming the first of four cities to withdraw from a field that now has only two contenders — Beijing and...