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Two Years After Sochi

Many of us were mesmerized by the Olympic athletes in Rio, who seem to know no boundary of strength, speed, technique, endurance, and elegance. At times it was as though they could fly, whether on a balance beam, a track, or in a swimming pool! 136 more words

Adventure

Editorial: Athletes do us proud

As the curtain fell on the Games in Rio last night, we are left to reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly of those Summer Olympics. 628 more words

Calgary

You can fish. You can boat. But you can’t swim.

The very complicated reason swimming isn’t allowed in our reservoirs: Too. Cold.

By Jimmy Luthye

Taking a page out of the #SochiProblems playbook, officials in Rio di Janeiro are imploring athletes to be careful if they compete in an outdoor swimming event. 550 more words

Your Denver Water

The Olympian Screamer

So now it is another season where the Olympics just so happen to be on. Typically I’m never aware of when they’re about to come up but I always get interested once I hear that they have arrived. 3,280 more words

Articles

15 mins with alpine skiier, Greta Small - our next Zali Steggal?

Greta Small was just three years old when Zali Steggal won Australia’s first and only Olympic medal in women’s alpine skiing.  Eighteen years later, Greta Small is aiming to emulate her hero, when she competes in her second Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in just 18 months time.  1,398 more words

15 Min Interviews

Russians Need To Be More Proactive Against Political Attacks On Their Sports

Something I admire about Russian people is they don’t let other people affect their emotions. They are very secure in themself and their usual response to Russophobia is to pay it no mind or laugh it off. 1,186 more words

Russia

Exposing the United States and Canada Political Strategy to Get Russia Banned from the Olympics

Today the “independent” report written by Canadian Richard McClaren came out which had the expected accusations about Russian sports. And of course the Russophobia industry is loving pushing everything he said as a fact with no scrutiny. 716 more words

Russia