The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps rewrote sports history. But his journey to 28 Olympic medals did not come without challenge. Even in the midst of Olympic perfection, the athlete grappled with mental health issues.
Looking back now, four years later, Conor Lyne can't believe it. Still to this day, probably the best experience I've ever had,” said Lyne. Lyne competed for Ireland as a ski racer during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
SALT LAKE CITY – It has become one of the most memorable moments of the PyeongChang Winter Games: US Woman’s Hockey Team winning gold for the first time in 20 years. The moment was especially meaningful for athletes on the Copper Hills Hockey team who played for their own gold Friday night. Jordyn Baker, Emily […]
Crowded — it’s just one way to describe the Olympic host city of PyeongChang, for the past couple of weeks. And moving the masses through the masses is not an easy task, which means you need a guy who can do all that. That guy is Utah’s Yonha Ryu. The success or failure of Olympic […]
SEOUL, South Korea – Getting from point A to point B can sound so, so simple. That is unless you’re foreign to the country, can’t read the language and praying what’s written on the train ticket is where you will actually end up. The hope for me and photographer Tanner Siegworth is to get from […]
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Four-time gold medalist alpine ski racer Julia Mancuso is hanging up her ski gear and reporting in PyeongChang for NBC. As a correspondent for “The Olympic Zone,” a nightly 30-minute show, Mancuso is embracing the life of a spectator. On Tuesday, Mancuso finally made her way over to the mountains of […]
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – With all of its blue and yellow, a make-shift, two-story building near PyeongChang’s Olympic park is certainly hard to miss. Built in less than a month, local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints call its creation ‘a miracle’ as the church seizes an opportunity at the Winter […]
PYEONGCHANG- Four-time gold medalist alpine ski racer Julia Mancuso is hanging up her ski gear and reporting in PyeongChang for NBC. As a correspondent for “The Olympic Zone,” a nightly 30-minute show, Mancuso is embracing the life of a spectator. On Monday, she visited Raccoon Cafe in Seoul where patrons can have a coffee and […]
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has reached almost every corner of the world with its nearly 16 million members, including the place where the Winter Olympics are underway in South Korea. The first missionaries visited Korea in the mid 1950s. Now, there are more than 87,860 members, four […]
GANGNEUNG, South Korea – It’s not an official Olympic sport, but the crowds sure make it look like it is. Pin traders come from near and far to haggle with the world’s best during the games. In the middle of it all is Salt Lake City’s Janet Grissom. “This is where the party is,” Grissom told […]
It’s one of the greatest rivalries in women’s hockey and fans were not disappointed Thursday when Team USA took on Canada in PyeongChang. Canada beat Team USA 2-1 in the “group stage” of the tournament, but both teams move on to the semi-finals and could face each other again in a gold medal rematch of […]
AMERICAN FORK — A Utah County-based business is getting a lot of buzz from the Winter Olympics. KT Tape is the exclusive provider of kinesiology tape for the U.S. Olympic team, and at least one Utah athlete used the USA-emblazoned blue tape in a unique way that caught the attention of fans and the company. KT […]
(CNN) — Sisters on and off the ice, Marissa and Hannah Brandt have become the poster girls for ice hockey at the Olympics, even though the siblings compete for different teams. Hannah Brandt is part of the highly-rated U.S. team, while Marissa Brandt has made history by taking to the ice for the Unified Korea […]