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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Why 1994 Lillehammer Olympics were best Wi...

    Jim Caple

    From the weather to the dramas to the inspiring stories, the 1994 Lillehammer Games not only set the standard, they also best represented the Olympic ideal.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  2. Tongan luger changes name to Bruno Banani in marketing ploy for u...

    Jim Caple

    Warning: If a female luger from Tonga named Victoria Seacrett competes in the 2014 Olympics, be suspicious. Why? Read on. Bruno Banani is scheduled to represent Tonga at this weekend's world luge championship in Altenberg, Germany, hoping to conti...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  3. Tongan luger changes name to Bruno Banani in marketing ploy for u...

    Jim Caple

    Tongan luger's name-change part of guerilla marketing by underwear company.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  4. Are you the next star of the U.S. luge team?

    Jim Caple

    Are you a kid who watched the Olympic luge races and thought, "You know, what I really want to do is lie on a sled and slide down a chute of pure ice at up to 90 miles an hour with no brakes and no steering wheel? And I really, really want to do it w...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  5. Luge singles competition ends after wave of emotions

    Jim Caple

    After a roller-coaster ride of emotions, the luge singles competition came to a close Sunday with a fitting motto: "Enjoy life."

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2010
  6. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Some lugers appreciate change of course a...

    Jim Caple

    Lugers returned to the track after Friday's tragedy, and they came with mixed emotions.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2010
  7. Misadventures in Olympic coverage

    Jim Caple

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Someone is a moron. And, as is usually the case, it's likely me. I was finishing up a column on the luge track reopening in the media center at Whistler about 10:50 this morning, when I looked up and saw a hand-written ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  8. 2010 Winter Olympics -- After Nodar Kumaritashvili's death, luge ...

    Jim Caple

    After the tragic death of Nodar Kumaritashvili during a training run, officials had difficult decisions to make. To allow the competition to go on -- while ensuring athletes' safety -- was the right call, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  9. Somber scene near luge track

    Jim Caple

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Bands are playing, skiers are trekking up and back from the slopes, and bars are filled at Whistler Village. Meanwhile, it is a more somber scene a quick gondola ride and short walk up the hill at the Olympic sliding tra...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2010
  10. By recent standards, U.S. skeleton a success at Games

    Jim Caple

    Even though they didn't win a medal, the U.S. skeleton team has a successful two days at the Games, if you consider recent standards.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2006
  11. The biggest luger

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple couldn't resist the offer to attend luge fantasy camp. And after that experience, he's dreaming of competing in the next Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2006