Scapegoated South Korean skater receives apology from teammates
- Author: Leroy Wright Feb 22, 2018,
Feb 22, 2018, 18:38
Weirather was fourth in 1:39.85 ahead of American Alice McKennis, who along with seventh placed team mate Breezy Johnson will give the American team hopes of a strong future in Olympic speed racing once Vonn has hung up her skis.
Entering the day, Norway and Germany sit atop the medal count, with Canada, Netherlands and the United States rounding out the top five. She captured golds in the 15k skiathlon, the individual sprint and the 4 x 5k relay, a silver in the 10k and a bronze in the 15k.
The first medal that the United States has won was by 17-year-old Red Gerard in the men's snowboarding slopestyle.
We are into Day 12 of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. He is now the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports.
There are still more exciting events lined up.
"The politicians made the decision. but our players and our staff are the ones that made it work", said Murray, whose team always attracted a packed stadium and a swarm of media at each game.
Alpine Skiing - Mikaela Shiffrin goes for her second gold medal at the 2018 Olympics while Lindsey Vonn goes for her second medal in as many days as they take on the women's combined. The U.S. women are four-time reigning world champions and are trying to stop Canada from its fifth straight Olympic gold.
Vice President Mike Pence was seated in the same box as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong during the Games' opening ceremony earlier this month. But who knows? Maybe something will come out and they'll fix my knee up and I'll be like Robo knee and I'll ski for like 10 more years. "We will see more of him".
"If someone had told me in 2002 that I would be still standing here, still skiing here, I'd have thought that it's not possible, but I am here and I'm still fighting for medals", she said. In run 2 of the men's slalom, Austrian Marcel Hirscher could capture his third Olympic gold in PyeongChang. Halfpipe gold medalist Red Gerard of Team USA will also be competing.
Chloe Kim of the US won gold at the Women's snowboard halfpipe this year at the age of 17, after she landed her signature 1080s on her final race.
On Wednesday, the curling team beat Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation 11-2 in the round robin session 11, continuing their winning streak.
She won her gold medal in her parents' home country of South Korea. "This is this team's first gold medal that they're going after as a unit". The Olympics only come around every two years anyway, so you really don't want to miss out.