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Elizabeth Swaney: 5 Things About US Skier Competing On Hungary’s Olympic Team

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.

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Nick Goepper: 5 Things About Olympic Skier Who Went From Contemplating Suicide To Winning Silver

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.

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Britney Spears Shouts Out Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy on Twitter Ahead of His Competition

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

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Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Bruises Hip Not Long After Breaking Thumb — But He'll Still Compete

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

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Mexico's Olympic Cross-Country Skier Finished Dead Last In True Humbling, Olympic Spirit

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

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Why This Year's Olympics Are 'Sort of a Redemption' for 2014 Bronze Medal Skier Nick Goepper

Four years after he earned bronze in the men’s slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics — joining two other Americans in a rare single-nation sweep of the podium — freestyle skier Nick Goepper is back at the Games. And make … Continue reading

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Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Wants to Remain a Down-to-Earth Dynamo as She Chases Olympic Gold (Again)

Mikaela Shiffrin is a returning gold medalist at the Winter Olympics — and was recently proclaimed “the best slalom skier in the world”by at least one magazine — but she remains, in her own words, basically the same kind of … Continue reading

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