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Riding the Slopes and Taking Names- Jamie Anderson

Riding the Slopes and Taking Names- Jamie Anderson

Teesha Kubik, Features Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Olympics

Before she was off winning medals in the X-Games and the Olympics, Jamie Anderson was riding the slopes with her family back in South Lake Tahoe, California. Born and raised there, she grew up in a large household, being one out of 8 siblings, with 5 sisters and two brothers. Her mother home schooled them f...

Adam Rippon: Living His “very best” Life

Adam Rippon: Living His “very best” Life

Quinn Iannuzzo, Assistant Managing Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Olympics

“Baby right now I am living my very best life.” Adam Rippon said when talking about how he feels regarding some of the negativity surrounding him. He is obviously very comfortable in the Olympics spotlight and has won team USA a bronze medal in figure skating. He also has gained attention from the U...

Curling: The Forgotten Olympic Sport

Curling: The Forgotten Olympic Sport

Linnea Foote, Editor In Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Olympics

When the Winter Olympics rolls around every 4 years, most people are pumped to watch sports such as bobsled, the various skiing competitions, and snowboarding. However, one of the most intense sports of the Olympics, known as curling, is often swept under the rug. While the United States is usually no...

It’s not sledding, its Luge!

It’s not sledding, its Luge!

Justin Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Olympics, Uncategorized

Luge is a sport that is usually kept under the radar until the winter Olympics swings around. Luge was first introduced to the Olympics in 1964. It has always been on the same track as the bobsleigh. The event remained the same with the three events of men's single, women's single and doubles but that all...

Summer Britcher Slides in to Olympic View

Sarah Guida, Assistant Section Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Olympics

Although her name is Summer, this Olympian loves the cold. Summer Britcher is a twenty-four year old luge athlete who hails from Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea will be Summer’s 2nd Olympic appearance. When asked about Summer- Linnea Foote said “I ...

Chloe Kim Dominates Women’s Snowboarding

Chloe Kim Dominates Women’s Snowboarding

Caroline Compoli, Fundraising Chairperson

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

At just 17 years old Chloe Kim has earned her spot as one of the most dominant women’s snowboarders in the sport. The 2018 winter Olympics are the first games Kim is eligible to compete in due to the fact that she was too young to participate in the Sochi games, at the age of 13. Although she was una...

Chloe Kim Goes for Gold

Chloe Kim Goes for Gold

Nicole Legg, Sports Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

At just 17 years old Chloe Kim is half the age of some of her fellow U.S teammates. It’s amazing to think that this girl is my age, and while I’m sitting today in class learning about things like sigma notation, she is out representing team USA in the Winter Olympics. Chloe Kim is from California an...

Bradie Tennell Helps U.S. Figure Skating Team Take Home Bronze

Bradie Tennell Helps U.S. Figure Skating Team Take Home Bronze

Theresa Harvey, Assistant Webmaster

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

Bradie Tennell is an Olympic figure skater. This will be her first year competing at the Winter Olympics. Bradie first started figure skating when she was just 2 years old. She had to face a lot of challenges throughout her skating career. In May 2015, she was diagnosed with multiple stress fractures ...

Gus Kenworthy at the Olympics

Gus Kenworthy at the Olympics

Pamela Smith and Kayla Hartman, Feature Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

Gus Kenworthy is an Olympic skier, brother, son, and rising star in the Olympic world. Kenworthy is competing in his second Olympics, winning silver in the slopestyle event at the Sochi Olympics. He also competed for slopestyle and halfpipe skiing in the X Games and the FIS World Cup, winning numerous...

Mikaela Shiffrin is the Youngest Alpine Gold Medalist

Mikaela Shiffrin is the Youngest Alpine Gold Medalist

Katelyn Kulfan, Broadcast Director

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin is a 22 year old Alpine skier from the United States of America. This is her second time competing in the winter olympics. She began skiing at the age of two, and became truly passionate about it when she was eight. Shiffrin won her first United States slalom in 2011, and in 2013...

Mirai Nagasu

Mirai Nagasu

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

The Olympic Athlete I chose to write about was Mirai Nagasu. Mirai is 24 year old figure skater for the United States team. Nagasu was the first ever American female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympics. She was also the third woman from any country to do the triple axel and land ...

Shiffrin Winnin’

Shiffrin Winnin’

Sydney Wall, Fundraising Chairperson

February 27, 2018


Filed under Olympics

By: Sydney Wall; Fundraising Chairperson 22 year old gold medalist, glides into her second Olympics with a goal to win five more medals. Mikaela Shiffrin is the youngest women’s Olympic alpine skier champion in the world. She started skiing in her hometown Vail, Colorado, ironically famous for t...

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