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After two exciting nights of competition — including a wardrobe malfunction that made headlines worldwide — the best ice dancing team has been revealed. Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home the gold medal in the second and final night of the … Continue reading
Curious as to how an average skier from America found herself competing in the Olympics for Hungary? Here’s everything you need to know about Elizabeth Swaney.
Madison Chock and Evan Bates are a match made in ice dancing heaven. The ice dance duo opened up about their love life —and careers — to PEOPLE prior to arriving in Pyeongchang, revealing that they were initially competitors before … Continue reading
U.S. skier Nick Goepper earned the Olympic silver medal in the men’s ski slopestyle final on Feb. 18 and his victory has been a bright light after a dark period in his life.
Four years ago American freeskier Gus Kenworthy earned a silver medal in the men’s slopestyle event at the 2014 Winter Games — though that achievement was tangled up with a secret he had long been keeping: He was gay. On Sunday, and … Continue reading
American freeskier Nick Goepper returned to the snow on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to defend his Olympic bronze medal in men’s slopestyle — and did better than that, winning silver. His final score of 93.60, earned on his last of three … Continue reading
American freeskier Gus Kenworthy may be competing at the South Korean Winter Olympics with a broken thumb and a nasty hip bruise, but he just got some very special celebrity encouragement on Twitter. “So proud of #TeamUSA!! Hey @guskenworthy, gimme, … Continue reading
Maybe Nick Goepper would always have had something to prove. Maybe, if it wasn’t his upcoming freestyle ski event at the 2018 Winter Olympics, the 23-year-old medalist would be focused on, say, being the best surfer or being the best … Continue reading
There are probably as many stories about the Olympic Village as there are athletes who stay there. The accommodations, which house the competitors at the Summer and Winter Games, include a bank, a salon, a post office, a massive cafeteria … Continue reading
Freeskier Gus Kenworthy posted a picture of his shattered thumb on Twitter, but assured Team USA fans that he would still compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The superstar Olympian is in Pyeongchang, South Korea, defending his silver medal win at the … Continue reading
Rest assured: Adam Rippon‘s butt is 100 percent real. The figure skater, 28, is currently competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and his perfectly round posterior is lighting up Twitter with people wondering if Rippon enhances … Continue reading
Figure skater Adam Rippon has officially wrapped his first Olympic competitions — and he tells PEOPLE he’s likely to celebrate with a “stiff drink.” The 28-year-old, who made history as the first openly gay man to compete for America in … Continue reading
The “quad king” reigns. Eighteen-year-old U.S. figure skating champion Nathan Chen rebounded from back-to-back disappointments at his first two Olympic skates to land, in his final competitive appearance the PyeongChang Winter Games, something that no one here has ever done … Continue reading
An upstanding example of what the Olympics are about. Cross-country skier German Madrazo of Mexico may have finished last during his Olympic freestyle event Thursday, but he and his fellow competitors are making headlines for showing the utmost sportsmanship. Christof … Continue reading
Relief: That’s what Adam Rippon said he was feeling after he finished his second of three skates at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on Friday afternoon (Thursday night stateside). Having already helped Team USA win bronze in the … Continue reading
Nathan Chen fell last week and he has not stopped falling. The 18-year-old two-time national figure skating champion took the ice on Friday afternoon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, for the second of two short programs, … Continue reading
Bobsledder Aja Evans isn’t set to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics until Tuesday. And while she’s mostly filling her days training and cheering on her teammates and soaking up the area of Pyeongchang, South Korea, she did make time … Continue reading
Vincent Zhou just made history! The 17-year-old skater landed the first ever quad Lutz in the Olympics! Get to know this talented star better!
Jamie Anderson just made Olympic history as the first female snowboarder to earn two gold medals — not to mention they were in the same event — but she still hasn’t “really gotten to soak everything in,” she tells PEOPLE. … Continue reading
American figure skater Vincent Zhou has been quietly making his mark on the ice while on his way to the Winter Olympics, and the teenager says a berth at the Games is a dream come true. Zhou, 17, showed the … Continue reading