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Ski Girls Rock at Breckenridge During Women’s Ski Week, Feb. 14-22, 2015

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Jan. 21, 2015 – Black diamonds can be a girl’s best friend – black diamond runs that is – especially during Breckenridge Ski Resort’s  inaugural Women’s Ski Week, Feb. 14-22, 2015. Women’s Ski Week will highlight the resort’s offerings just for women by providing a welcoming, supportive and fun place to improve skiing or …

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Love Match – Valentine’s Day 2014 Edition

The locker room may not reek of romance but that doesn’t stop some of the fittest human specimens in the world from falling in love with each other. In honor of this Valentine’s Day, we’re breaking down the hottest couples in sports – those who have enjoyed long-lasting marriages as well as new sweethearts. Love …

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women's ski jump

Women Ski Jumpers Take a Giant Leap Forward

Who says women’s can’t fly? An historic day was finally realized at the Olympic Games and Whitney Childers was there to see it first-hand. KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Try as she might, Jessica Jerome couldn’t convince her eyes and her mind that Tuesday night’s inaugural Olympic women’s ski jumping event was just another competition on …

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Picabo Street

Ski Legend Picabo Street Partners with Stay on the Slopes Initiative

Inspired by her own setbacks, U.S. Olympic Ski Legend Picabo Street is teaming up with the Stay on the Slopes Initiative to help prevent and treat skiing and snowboarding injuries by providing funds for testing equipment, exercise machines and other technology. Picabo (who was allowed to choose her own name when she was three)  grew …

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Team USA 2014

Meet the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, are scheduled to take place from 7 to 23 February 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Eighty-eight nations are sending athletes to the Winter Games but the U.S. has the largest delegation with a 230-member team. Are there any athletes from your …

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[Video] Sarah Hendrickson flies in new Visa commercial

Visa launched its first Olympic advertising spot during the NFL playoffs this past weekend. It features U.S. Olympic women’s ski jumping hopeful and Team Visa athlete, Sarah Hendrickson. The commercial – called Flying – shows Sarah as she soars through the air as a quote by Amelia Earhart is read. Visa has supported the U.S. …

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Vonn to miss Sochi

US skier Vonn will not compete in Sochi Olympics due to knee injury

US skier Vonn will not compete in Sochi Olympics, to have knee surgery (via Fox Sports) Updated Jan 7, 2014 10:37 AM ET   Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old skier from Vail, Colo., announced her decision …

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Topps Preps 2014 Sochi Olympics Trading Cards

Topps is again coming out with a special U.S. Olympic trading card set for the Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games. Images of the cards have been popping up on hobby websites. The release date is Nov. 6, according to Cardboard Connection. Each hobby box includes one autograph and two team relic or commemorative relic cards. …

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