Superpipe has been an Olympic event in snowboarding since 2002 and this year, the Slopstyle event is making its debut in Sochi, Russia. These are great steps in the sport, and hardly anyone can deny that, but the judging system and the qualification process for the Olympics have come under some heat in recent years. 288 more words
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As the Sochi countdown winds closer to opening day, the US roster may see some shifts from previous prospected lineups.
Christmas is soon upon us, winter has definitely come and in 61 days we will have the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi. Almost 50 countries will be sending at least one athlete to Russia, all of whom will be building up the intensity in their training program so to showcase their peak performances. 16 more words
John Morris’s huge gamble eight months ago is within one win of paying huge dividends.
When Morris decided to leave Kevin Martin’s 2010 Olympic gold-medallist winning team after seven seasons and a disappointing performance at the 2013 Canadian men’s curling championship at Rexall Place, he gave up a guaranteed berth in the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Olympic trials. 333 more words
Well if this doesn’t get you into the holiday spirit, I’m not sure what will. If you thought the Little League World Series was a place to get pins, the Olympics will just blow them out of the water. 71 more words