On Saturday, we learned (again) about Apolo Ohno's crafty skating skills, the cost of being a hockey fan and the resiliency of a certain Swiss ski jumper.
To get there, the American will have to advance through the quarterfinals and semifinals of the event. And that's not all he'll have to contend with.
The U.S. Alpine team has won half of all medals in the sport, and there's reason to believe it could win more. Plus, whining season has arrived and a heroic effort is recognized.
After American Evan Lysacek skated to gold in Vancouver, silver medalist Yevgeny Plushenko said he was robbed by the judges. What's your take?
After winning three medals (one of each color) at the Torino Games, U.S. speed skater Chad Hedrick took some time off.
Eight months, to be exact.
He didn't know if continuing in the sport was right for him. A subsequently long talk with his family led to his decision to make another Olympic run. But when he did return to the ice, things weren't going well. There weren't any podium finishes. He was slow and out of shape.
Swimming star and 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps visits the Olympic Winter Games.
They aren't worrying about a potential gold-medal match up with Canada; they aren't thinking about retirement; aren't concerned about losing six-straight exhibition games to Canada in fall 2009.