Lindsey Vonn earns bronze in downhill; Goggia takes downhill

JEONGSEON, South Korea — Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders at seeing her time and shook a friendly index finger at her good friend. No one could catch Sofia Goggia of Italy. Goggia won the women’s downhill Wednesday at […]

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UPDATED: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman finishes fourth in team relay

Jayson Terdiman’s goal at the Olympics was to leave Pyeongchang with at least one medal. Maybe even two. He had even been dreaming about standing on the Olympic podium as the Winter Games neared. Thursday’s luge team relay was the Berwick native’s last chance. While his dreams never came to fruition. Terdiman came pretty darn […]

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UPDATED: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman finishes 10th in doubles luge

Jayson Terdiman and Matt Mortensen had to go for broke. Sitting in sixth place heading into their final run and just .313 seconds out of medal contention — .424 out of first — the U.S. Olympians knew they had to take some risks in their second doubles luge run if they wanted a shot at […]

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Good as Gold: Shaun White soars to 3rd Olympic halfpipe title

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White put together an epic final run to claim his third gold medal in Olympic men’s halfpipe, slicing through the gray South Korean sky on Wednesday to post a score of 97.75 for the 100th overall gold by the United States in the Winter Games. The 31-year-old White trailed […]

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Going for gold: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman ready to turn dreams into reality

Jayson Terdiman has been having dreams about standing on the podium at the Winter Olympics this month. As the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games approached, the Berwick native’s dreams started occurring more frequently. Now that Terdiman’s big day is finally here, the 29-year-old will have his first of two chances of turning them into reality. Wednesday […]

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Elliott Almond: Clark Summit native Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy embrace authenticity on Olympic stage

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — They proudly wear the Team USA emblem as established Winter Olympians. But every time freeskier Gus Kenworthy and Clarks Summit native figure skater Adam Rippon head into their respective competitive arenas they carry more than the red, white and blue flags of their citizenry. The men shoulder the weight of the […]

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Berwick native Jayson Terdiman gets final practice in before Wednesday

Jayson Terdiman and Matt Mortensen got in their final prep ahead of their Pyeongchang debut Monday and Tuesday. And they did so with flying colors. After recording the fourth-fastest time in both the first (46.502 seconds) and second (46.583) training runs on Sunday, the duo turned it up a notch in the final practice runs. […]

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Olympics Roundup: Canada gets skating gold, Anderson wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi. The Canadians kicked off the third day of full competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Monday by winning the team figure skating competition, finishing with […]

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Spinning into the spotlight: Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon, Mirai Nagasu shine in team event

When Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu didn’t make the United States figure skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, they hunkered down together on Nagasu’s roof and ate In-N-Out. Fast-forward four years, and the pair are still hunkering down together. But this time its in Pyeongchang. And they’re roommates. In the Olympic Village. […]

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With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger, suspicion and bloodshed. The sister of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong […]

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