Skinner's path to the podium was unconventional, to say the least, but how she got there really doesn't matter. What matters is that she seized the moment she was given and showed she deserved to be there.
Recent University of Utah graduate, Alexis Lagan, said she was fully prepared to begin her Olympic journey.
A former baseball player at Salt Lake Community College was chosen as one of the two flag-bearers who will lead Team USA into the Tokyo Olympic Stadium during Friday’s opening ceremonies.
A new training platform at Utah Olympic Park has many in the diving community hoping that high diving will be included in future Olympics.
Dozens of athletes with Utah ties will be competing in Tokyo in less than a month, including Park City native Haley Batten, who recently qualified as a mountain bike racer. She spoke with KSL-TV after training in Italy about what it meant to make the Olympics and how she credits her upbringing in Park City.
With 30 days to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, a Millcreek woman just qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics which are also happening this summer.
Utah's high altitude has attracted Olympic athletes from around the world who prepared for the upcoming Tokyo Games and that includes one man who trained in Park City before but for an entirely different sport.
With the Summer Olympics in Tokyo now only two months away many athletes who already qualified continue to train knowing their moment is getting closer. One of those athletes lives and trains in Salt Lake City but her heart is on the other side of the world.
A World Cup competition for climbers will be held in downtown Salt Lake City over the weekend, bringing out many of the athletes that will compete in the event at the Tokyo Olympics, including one man who was born and raised in Utah.
Salt Lake City has brought back Olympic level competition to Utah as it will host back-to-back IFSC climbing World Cups for bouldering and speed.
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