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  1. Recovering Sarah Hendrickson eyes Sochi - espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after reconstructive knee surgery, world champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has been cleared to begin training, but her goal is no longer an Olympic gold medal -- she's just hoping to make the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  2. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Todd Lodwick wins Nordic combined trial, ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Todd Lodwick literally jumped out to an insurmountable lead in the ski jumping portion of the Nordic combined to earn a trip to his sixth Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  3. Jessica Jerome makes history for Sochi -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Park City product Jessica Jerome helped fight for the inclusion of women's ski jumping in the Olympics and Sunday became the first U.S. woman to be named to an Olympic ski jumping team.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  4. espnW Total Access -- Brothers will be watching over U.S. women's...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When the Sochi Games begin three months from this week, four U.S. women will be part of the first Olympic women's ski jumping field. And many on the national team, like Abby Hughes and Alissa Johnson, have siblings who grew up with them in the sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- No secret what U.S. women's hockey team fa...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. women's hockey team knows how long it's been since it has won Olympic gold (1998, to be exact). But the players aren't defensive about it, just determined.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  6. Sarah Hendrickson (knee) hopes to make U.S. ski jump team

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Ski jumping world champion Sarah Hendrickson, grounded by a crash landing on a spectacular training jump in August, said she is confident she will be fit enough to jump by mid-January and hopes to make the Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  7. Davis, White hope Russian ties help in Sochi

    Bonnie D. Ford

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Any edge, no pun intended, could enter into the calculation as ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White pursue the Olympic gold medal that just eluded them four years ago. Will setting their free dance to a famous piece by a Ru...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  8. Will latest injury derail Lysacek's Sochi hopes?

    Bonnie D. Ford

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Evan Lysacek's scintillating gold medal performance at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics had everything but a quadruple jump. Conventional wisdom said that would be the last time a champion could afford to do without the biggest trick. T...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. U.S. women's ski jumping team has unique bond -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some are teenagers. Others are veterans. But what the U.S. women's ski jumping team has in common is a strong connection to their hometown roots and families who passionately support their Olympic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  10. Teammates know Sarah Hendrickson's plight all too well

    Bonnie D. Ford

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Every veteran on the U.S. women's ski jumping team has had multiple surgeries that kept them off their beloved hills, and they all can relate to the tunnel reigning world champion Sarah Hendrickson is about to enter. They kept her ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  11. A farewell to an aerialist ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    In January of last year, aerial skier Jeret "Speedy" Peterson sat across from me in a coffee shop in the lodge at the Deer Valley Resort, outside Park City, Utah. Sun was streaming in the windows and ambient noise swirled around us: Chatter, laughter...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  12. Women's ski jump OK'd, but battle not over

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The best women's ski jumpers in the United States rose at dawn Wednesday and made their way to the Park City, Utah, home of former Salt Lake City Mayor DeeDee Corradini. Bagels and coffee were served. They dialed a number that would allow them to lis...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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