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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
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...