Olympics Coverage

Winter Vinecki of Team United States reacts during the Women's Freestyle Skiing Aerials Qualificati...
Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

Park City’s Winter Vinecki raises awareness for prostate cancer

Freestyle aerialist skier Winter Vinecki moved to Park City when she was 13 years old to start skiing, four years after her dad passed away from prostate cancer. She says competing isn't all about herself; she does it for a greater cause.
6 months ago
Cole McDonald says he finally feels comfortable in the company of the world's best skiers. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Park City’s Cole McDonald qualifies 5th in freestyle run 

Park City's Cole McDonald is already having the time of his life in his first Olympics this week in Beijing. 
6 months ago
Hannah Soar, an Olympic women’s mogul skier, trained in Murray at Intermountain Healthcare’s TO...
Aley Davis, KSL TV

Olympic Mogul Skier Hannah Soar trains at Intermountain Healthcare’s Sports Science Lab 

22-year-old Hannah Soar is making her Olympic debut this year as a U.S. women’s mogul skier. 
6 months ago
MyKayla Skinner of Team United States poses with the silver medal following the Women's Vault Final...
Jeremiah Jensen & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Silver Lining To Silver Medal: MyKayla Skinner Reacts To Comeback Olympic Moment

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.
1 year ago
Olympic shooter Alexis Lagan. (Used by permission, Alexis Lagan)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

University Of Utah Graduate Shooting For Olympic Gold In Tokyo 

Recent University of Utah graduate, Alexis Lagan, said she was fully prepared to begin her Olympic journey. 
1 year ago
Eddie Alvarez (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Former Utah Baseball Player Will Lead Team USA Into Olympic Stadium 

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. 
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

First U.S. High Diving Platforms Open At Utah Olympic Park In Park City

A new training platform at Utah Olympic Park has many in the diving community hoping that high diving will be included in future Olympics.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Park City’s Haley Batten Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics On US Cycling Team

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.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Millcreek Parafencer Representing Team USA At Tokyo Paralympics 

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. 
1 year ago
Nathan Ikon Crumpton trains in Park City and qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games. (Mark Wetzel, K...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Park City Sprinter Makes Olympics In Second Sport 

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.  
1 year ago
Olympic rower Kathleen Noble trains on the Great Salt Lake as often as possible. (File photo/Josh S...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

First Ugandan Rower In Olympic History Lives, Trains In Utah 

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.  
1 year ago
Nathaniel Coleman from Utah will be competing in the climbing event at the Tokyo Olympics. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah Man Prepares For Tokyo Olympics With World Cup Climbing Competition

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.
1 year ago
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Jeremiah Jensen, KSL TV

Climbing World Cup Coming To Salt Lake City This Month

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.
1 year ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Tokyo Olympics Will Continue Despite COVID-19 State Of Emergency

As the Olympic torch continued to rack up miles on its journey through Japan, a new public opinion poll indicated a majority of Japanese citizens said the games should be canceled this summer because of the pandemic.
1 year ago
Former Utah Royals and current USWNT player Kelley O'Hara poses with fans at the Salt Lake Internat...
Alex Cabrero & Jared Turner, KSL TV

Utah Leaves Lasting Impression On Olympic Athletes

The journey to the Olympics leads all kinds of athletes right through the Beehive State. Whether its winter or summer, Utah offers Olympic hopefuls a place to compete, or a place to train.
1 year ago
Akwasi Frimpong is training at Kearns High School to represent Ghana in the 2022 Olympics in Beijin...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Kearns Olympian Trains Hard To Become ‘Hope Of A Billion’

For athletes, the only thing better than being an Olympian is being an Olympian twice. One Utah man hopes to do just that in Beijing next year, even though he feels the weight of an entire continent on his shoulders.
1 year ago
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