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  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of Austrian psychiatrists (Austria, winners of 17 medals, including three golds in Alpine skiing, of which one was Mario Matt's improbable win in the slalom). It was certainly an odd paradox, some of the most death-defying physical acts in the world understood through an act of extreme couch-potato-ing.
  • Future looks bright for U.S. action athletes at Winter Olympics

    Future looks bright for U.S. action athletes at Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — What will be the secret to future Olympic success for the extreme-sports crowd? That's easy. Just keep adding new events and the medal count for U.S. snowboarders and freestyle skiers will probably stay at a high level....

    Sochi Olympics: U.S.-born Vic Wild wins second gold medal for Russia

    Sochi Olympics: U.S.-born Vic Wild wins second gold medal for Russia
    SOCHI, Russia — For snowboarder Vic Wild, the difference to make up after one run in the final of the parallel slalomĀ — 0.12 seconds — was nothing like the deficit he faced the other day in the parallel giant slalom final, more than half...

    Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom

    Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom
    Vic Wild captured his second gold medal in four days when he won the Olympic debut of men's parallel slalom in snowboarding while Julia Dujmovits of Austria inched past Germany's Anke Karstens at the finish to win gold in the women's event Saturday. The...

    Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium

    Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium
    SOCHI, Russia — Marielle Thompson heard a voice, someone calling "inside," up high on the course in the women's ski-cross final at the Winter Olympics. It was her Canadian teammate, Kelsey Serwa. Thompson gave Serwa a little space on the first...