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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller defy their o...

    Jim Caple

    Competing in a sport that demands a lot on the body, Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht defied their own odds to podium in the super-G and reverse the fortunes of the U.S. Alpine team.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Ted Ligety and Bode Miller struggle in alp...

    Jim Caple

    With only one alpine medal so far, U.S. skiers are having a difficult Olympics

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  3. Mancuso eighth, hitting reset button

    Jim Caple

    ROSA KHUTOR, Russia -- Watching the women's downhill from the bottom of the course, 1998 gold medalist Picabo Street said the U.S. team didn't make any big mistakes Wednesday, but they didn't attack the course hard enough, either. "It was a mat...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Dominique Gisin, Tina Maze tie for skiing ...

    Jim Caple

    Dominique Gisin, Tina Maze both take gold in the women's downhill in a tie that went to the hundredth of a second.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  5. espnW -- Kikkan Randall's latest Olympic podium bid falls short

    Jim Caple

    It was supposed to be a day when Kikkan Randall stood on the Olympic cross-country podium and helped shine a spotlight on her sport. Instead, it was a day of near-misses and disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Ted Ligety favors medals over attention

    Jim Caple

    Understated veteran skier Ted Ligety seeks out challenges new and old as he heads into his third Winter Olympics in Sochi.

    Story | January 29, 2014
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Is U.S. alpine team peaking at right time?...

    Jim Caple

    With the U.S. Olympic alpine ski team named for Sochi, Jim Caple wonders if the group is peaking at just the right time.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  9. espnW -- Kikkan Randall hopes Sochi success puts cross-country sk...

    Jim Caple

    Olympic cross-country skier Kikkan Randall may not be a household name to some in the United States, but she has a strong chance to change that by making history at the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  10. Kris Freeman gets fourth Olympic nod

    Jim Caple

    Before the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Kris Freeman appeared on the cover of Outside magazine wearing a very stylish and expensive-looking red-and-deep blue sweater with an American flag stitched to the shoulder. This season, he didn't even have U.S....

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  11. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Lindsey Vonn may miss Games, but still ple...

    Jim Caple

    Lindsey Vonn's relentless approach in trying to recover from a knee injury in time for the Olympics is true to her competitive spirit. But despite her absence from the Games, there is still plenty to look forward to at Sochi.

    Story | January 07, 2014
  12. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Injuries common bond among top skiers

    Jim Caple

    Injuries to top skiers like Lindsey Vonn are not uncommon. It is part of the reality of the sport, and something that binds the athletes together.

    Story | December 13, 2013
  13. Nothing seems to stop Vonn for long

    Jim Caple

    PARK CITY, Utah -- There were a couple bits of interest that came out of Lindsey Vonn's teleconference at the Olympic media summit Wednesday. The most important is that Vonn says her right knee feels great and she could be healthy enough to race w...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  14. Ligety: FIS should stop setting ski rules

    Jim Caple

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Despite his enormous success in the World Cup last season, gold medalist Ted Ligety still does not like the ski equipment regulations the International Ski Federation (FIS) imposed last year in an attempt to make the sport safer. ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  15. espnW -- Skier Stacey Cook learns from Vancouver crash, hopes to ...

    Jim Caple

    Downhill skier Stacey Cook suffered a nasty fall during a training run at the 2010 Olympics and has been looking ahead to Sochi ever since, hoping for a fair shot at the medal stand.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  16. Rejecting Vonn's request the right call

    Jim Caple

    Lindsey Vonn learned to ski on a 300-foot slope steps from Interstate 35 in Minnesota and turned herself into the most accomplished American skier in history. She crashed in a training run at the 2006 Winter Olympics and had to be air-lifted to t...

    Blog | November 04, 2012