Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: Olympics

MHS’ Best of 2018: 25 of the year’s most terrific tales

25 of the best stories that Mile High Sports had to offer in 2018.

Amy Van Dyken, on fellow Coloradan Missy Franklin’s ‘heartbreaking’ retirement

Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken discusses the retirement of fellow Colorado native Missy Franklin from competitive swimming.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins second consecutive World Cup title

Mikaela Shiffrin secured her first place World Cup spot on Friday for the second year in a row.

GALLERY: Colorado Olympians bring home the hardware

Seven athletes who call Colorado "home" brought home a total of eight medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics, including two by alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin.

Mirai Nagasu, once an Avs’ ‘Ice Girl’ to make ends meet,...

Mirai Nagasu fully intends to attempt -- and land -- the triple axel once again in the ladies' free skating event. She's the only skater that's daring to take on the challenge.

Ferreira’s three gems earn silver as fellow American Wise defends halfpipe...

Wise, Ferreira's roommate in PyeongChang, crashed on his first two runs, betrayed by bindings that separated from his skis, but dazzled with a final run of 97.20 to give the pair -- and Team USA -- a 1-2 finish.

Alice McKennis overcomes years of injuries to finish 5th in Olympic...

The 2018 Winter Games marked a successful return from injury for two marquee U.S. women's alpine skiers.

Troy Terry gets his shootout chance; U.S. falls to Czech Republic...

Terry, a shootout hero for the U.S. in the World Junior Championships, was denied in the Olympic quarterfinal.

Frei: If the NHL stays home the next time, too, USA...

Realistically, if the NHL stays away, the USA should go all the way. Make Team USA all collegians. That's not a second-guess about what USA Hockey did this time. It's a reflection on what it should try next.

Shiffrin finishes fourth in PyeongChang, missing the podium in her best...

Mikaela Shiffrin's failure to earn the gold wasn't a shock, but failing to medal at all certainly was.