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Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin Partners with USA Luge Slider Search
by Pretty Tough
posted February 19, 2014 at 10:48pm

Erin Hamlin is a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics, as well as the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. Hamlin, a New York state native, came to Sochi to make amends for ...more

You can literally see the inequality
by After Atalanta
posted February 14, 2014 at 8:13pm

Last weekish I wrote about my astonishment that there isn't a 4-women bobsled event and how this speaks to the inequality that still remains in the Olympics in spite of visible and highly touted progress (i.e., the much-belated inclusion of women's ski ju...more

Two Former Track Stars Persevere and Find a Home on 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Bobsled Team
by Sports Girls Play
posted February 6, 2014 at 8:37pm

Guest post by Kate Voss The road to Olympic victory is not an easy or painless journey. However, for some athletes who found defeat in one Olympic sport, including former track stars Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams, an alternative route for Olympic succ...more

Sochi 2014: Bobsled, Luge & Skeleton
by Pretty Tough
posted December 31, 2013 at 9:20am

(Ed. Note: As we prep for the Olympic Games in Sochi, look for Pretty Tough Primers on all the winter events and competitions). Imagine laying on a sled the size of a bath mat wearing head to toe spandex. You grip the metal handles on either side and s...more

Never Ever Give Up a blog post inspired by @diananyad
by EmilyAzevedo
posted September 10, 2013 at 3:40pm

I don’t know Diana Nyad nor had I followed her extreme dream before this her fifth and final attempt of swimming the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida.  I found myself glued to the television cheering the 64 year old on and tearing up as she limp...more

Never Ever Give Up a blog post inspired by @diananyad
by EmilyAzevedo
posted September 10, 2013 at 3:40pm

I don’t know Diana Nyad nor had I followed her extreme dream before this her fifth and final attempt of swimming the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida.  I found myself glued to the television cheering the 64 year old on and tearing up as she limp...more

Calling all Athletes!
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 17, 2013 at 4:19pm

Elite athletes are constantly under a media microscope and are considered role models in the eyes of society regardless if it is something they desire. In a world where the tragic stories of Aaron Hernandez and Oscar Pistorious are what’s spread ov...more

US Rugby Player of the Decade Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign to Fund 2014 Olympic Bobsledding Bid
by stephaniemp
posted February 20, 2013 at 8:50am

Three-time rugby World Cup competitor Phaidra Knight turns to web to fuel non-conventional path to Sochi...more

Ladies Talk Luge
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted December 28, 2010 at 5:32pm

Whose idea was it to start the group? The idea to start the group came from a few of the heads of our SL network. the network consists of area specific sites aimed at promoting and encouraging luge in their area. For instance we currently have http://ww...more

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