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  1. espnW -- Emily Cook leaves 'no stone unturned' in Olympic finale

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. freestyle team has likely lost its cornerstone in Emily Cook, but the three-time Olympian is making her exit on her own terms.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  2. espnW -- We may not have seen the last of Hannah Kearney at Winte...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Hannah Kearney's relentlessness is what made her a consistent winner in moguls. That same relentlessness may also lead her to reconsider her previous decision not to vie for a return to the Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  3. Freestyle team reflection of sport's competitveness

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Defending moguls gold medalist Hannah Kearney will lead a strong U.S. women's quartet in Sochi, but other freestyle skiing contingents saw their numbers reduced because of the new competitive landscape of this Winter Games. Kearney, who upset 2006...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  4. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Jeret 'Speedy' Peterson's story is one of...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    There are certain athletes whom you just can't watch competing and think of them or their sports as obscure. Speedy Peterson is one of them.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  5. 2010 Winter Olympics -- U.S. aerialist 'Speedy' Peterson looking ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Once every four years, Jeret "Speedy" Peterson spends a few seconds in the air that earn him something around 15 minutes of fame. There have been times he wished it didn't last that long. The daring aerialist from I...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  6. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Canada wins first gold medal on home turf...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When it came to ending Canada's streak of not winning gold medals at home, the third time was a charm. Alexandre Bilodeau edged favorite Dale Begg-Smith for first in the men's freestyle moguls event.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2010
  7. Bonnie Ford: Hannah Kearney's light at the end of the tunnel? A g...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four years ago, Hannah Kearney almost succumbed to the pressures that come with being an Olympian. Now, the American skier is a gold-medal winner.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  8. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Why U.S. freestyle team is 'peaking at ex...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Sixteen athlete-acrobats were named to the U.S. Olympic freestyle ski team in the disciplines of moguls and aerials Tuesday. Just one of them, moguls specialist Shannon Bahrke, has previously medaled at a Winter Games (silver in 2002). She and her te...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  9. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Michelle Roark hoping sweet smell of succ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With one World Cup moguls event to go before the Olympics, there are two spots remaining on the U.S. team and three women who could claim them. Michelle Roark's secret weapon Saturday could be the sweet smell of success.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2010
  10. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Jeret Peterson isn't shying away from sig...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It's a risky move that comes with one heck of a reward. Jeret Peterson's signature "Hurricane" move returned to the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  11. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Visa International Freestyle World Cup pr...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Arrived in Salt Lake City last night. I haven't been here since the 2002 Winter Olympics, and as I descended the escalator to baggage claim, there was a crowd of people waiting with balloons and signs. OK, they weren't there for me -- it was a homeco...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2010
  12. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Heather McPhie picks perfect time to post...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Moguls skier Heather McPhie picked the best possible time to notch the run of her life. A rare dead heat for the gold medal at the Visa International Freestyle World Cup on Thursday put McPhie, a former gymnast from Montana, in pr...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2010