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Mikaela Shiffrin finishes fifth in Olympic debut, behind giant slalom gold medalist … – Washington Post

Washington PostPhotos: View Photo Gallery: Men’s nordic combined, Women’s giant slalom, Men’s snowboard cross, and more. KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — When she stood in the starting gate for the second run of the giant slalom Tuesday afternoon, Mikaela Shiffrin …On giant slalom debut, American Mikaela Shiffrin keeps pace with elite competitionMiamiHerald.comNorway Gets Men’s Nordic Medals […]

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From helper to winner, Alex Deibold nabs unlikely bronze – Washington Post

Washington PostThird-placed Alex Deibold of the U.S. poses with his national flag after the men’s Alex Deibold poses with an American flag after the men’s snowboard cross. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters). KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Technically, this was Alex Deibold’s …Alex Deibold wins bronze medal in men’s snowboardcrossNew York Daily NewsAmerican Alex Deibold wins bronze in snowboardcrossUSA […]

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UPDATE 3-Olympics-Snowboarding-Vaultier edges Olyunin to take cross gold – Reuters

Reuters(Adds quotes). * Vaultier edges Olyunin for gold. * American Deibold wins bronze. * World champion Pullin crashes out early. By Nick Mulvenney. ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – France’s Pierre Vaultier won a thrilling final duel with Russian …Deibold earns bronze for US in snowboard crossChicago TribuneAmerican Alex Deibold takes bronze in men’s […]

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Alex Deibold 3rd in snowboardcross – ESPN

ESPNKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold in men’s Olympic snowboardcross Tuesday. Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final, drawing clear over the final jumps …Snowboarding: Vaultier edges Olyunin to take cross goldReutersGold for France in Snowboard Cross, Bronze for USWall […]

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American Alex Deibold wins bronze in snowboardcross – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Four years ago, Alex Deibold was a wax tech in Vancouver. Now he’s an Olympic medalist. BRENNAN: USA’s ice dancing gold years in the making. SNOWBOARDING: Sage Kotsenburg to receive bacon medal. The Vermont …Vaultier wins men’s snowboardcross at OlympicsMiamiHerald.comFrance’s Vaultier wins men’s snowboard crossKansas City StarSochi 2014: Pierre Vaultier […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 events delayed by Sochi fog; US pins ice dancing hopes … – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI — Mother Nature took center stage early Monday in Sochi, with thick fog affecting two events. The men’s biathlon 15km mass start — a Russian favorite — was nixed for the second day in a row, and the snowboard cross event was postponed.Fog postpones biathlon, snowboard cross events at Winter OlympicsFox NewsMonday Winter […]

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 9 Medal Predictions and Results – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportDay 9 of the Sochi Olympics will feature medals being awarded in five events, highlighted—in terms of American hopefuls—by the women’s snowboard cross and the men’s Alpine skiing super-G. Lindsey Jacobellis and Bode Miller are among the big USA …USA’s Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals in Olympic super-GCBS NewsWinter Olympics: Andrew Weibrecht […]

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Norway’s Curlers to Show off Funky Pants in Sochi – ABC News

ABC NewsSo what will be the must-see moments at the Sochi Olympics? How about snowboard star Shaun White performing his latest trick — the frontside double-cork 1440. Or Evgeny Plushenko’s quad jump, the signature move of the Russian figure skating superstar.Norway shows off crazy Olympic curling pants in snowy New YorkNBCSports.comNorwegian curlers back with their […]

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Officials ID Vegas snowboarder dead in accident – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 20-year-old Las Vegas man who died in a snowboarding accident at a southern Nevada ski resort. Clark County coroner’s officials say Christopher Jeffery Ruby died at University Medical Center after …Man dies in Mount Charleston snowboarding accidentLas Vegas Review-JournalVegas man identified in fatal Mt. Charleston […]