Ice Dancing has become one of the more popular events in the Winter Olympics. It wasn’t always that way. Rockford, Illinois resident Gene Heffron was one of the skaters who helped open the eyes of Olympic officials and the world to that sport.
Walter ‘Red’ Bainbridge participated in the 1948 Olympics in Switzerland by demonstrating ice dancing. Up to that point very little was known about that sport. Now 66 years later the United States has its first gold medalists in that sport.
SOCHI, Russia -- Sochi Reporter Tim Kelchner sat down with gold medalist and figure skater Evan Lysacek. Lysacek is not competing in this year’s games due to injury, but he’s still excited to a part of the action.
Dmitry Feld, Team USA Luge Special Events Manager, says his sport has come a long way. In this Web Winter Sports Spectacular exclusive, Feld tells Sochi correspondent Neile Jones how Team USA is looking.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are right around the corner. The Olympic athletes are in tip top shape because of training, and also how they've been eating. You might be surprised just how easy eating right is, for you.