U.S. Olympic gold medalist Jesse Diggins, center, looks around at the State Capitol as she walks to be recognized during a session of the Minnesota House in St. Paul on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Diggins, a member of the U.S. women's cross-country ski team for the 2018 Winter Olympics, also held a news conference with Rep. Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, to discuss bringing an International Ski Federation Nordic World Championship to Minnesota. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press) … [Read more...] about Gold medalist Jessie Diggins returns to Minnesota, leads charge to bring x-c skiing World Cup here
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Born in Annaberg-Lungoetz, near Salzburg, Hirscher started to ski at the age of two, taught by his father, who has been by his side and coached him throughout his career. … [Read more...] about Alpine skiing great Hirscher quits on top of the world
Meiler said she the events she likes the best are the hurdles and the pole vault — one of the more daring track and field events, in which competitors run while carrying a fiberglass or composite pole, brace it against the ground to launch themselves over a high bar, and land on a mat. … [Read more...] about Pole Vaulter, 84, Sets Her Sights on More World Records
Following the injury, Miller decided to explore industry opportunities outside of professional racing and ended his sponsorship relationship with Head USA by signing a termination agreement that contained a covenant that Miller would "not compete in World Cup or World Championship ski racing events for two full calendar years." After his relationship with Head USA ended, Miller began working with a competing ski equipment manufacturer, Bomber LLC ("Bomber"), in product development and as a brand ambassador. However, apparently having quickly grown bored with his après-ski life, Miller and Bomber filed suit against Head USA in California district court in September 2016, seeking a declaratory judgment that the restrictive covenant included in his termination agreement with Head USA was void. Miller, 39 years young, hoped that his suit would allow him to return to competition on Bomber skis, secure endorsements, and "protect his family's financial future." … [Read more...] about Ski Manufacturer Chills Bode Miller’s Comeback
The former Ferrari driver's family shared an emotional message in March 2018 thanking fans for their "empathy" and "understanding his situation is not to be shared in the public eye". … [Read more...] about Who is Michael Schumacher’s daughter Gina Maria and what has she said about her father’s condition?