Sage Kotsenburg Finally Gets His Olympic Medal Made Of Bacon

Winning the first gold medal of the Olympics was both a blessing and a curse for Sage Kotsenburg, America's 20-year-old slopestyle snowboard brogod. It was intense to be honored so early ("The flag is going up. You've got the medal on. And you're just tripping out."). But it was also sort of a bummer to come home and do… » 2/19/14 8:32am 2/19/14 8:32am

How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?

Let's say you're among best in the world at some bizarre sport that only gets attention every four years. You can't make money doing it for a living, and eventually you fall on hard times. At the end of your rope, you go to a pawn shop to sell your most treasured possession: your Olympic medal. How much would you get… » 7/30/12 11:30am 7/30/12 11:30am

The London Olympic Medals Are Here, And They've Got That Weird Lisa…

With a year to go before the London Games, they've been having all sorts of ceremonies to start the countdown. Today saw the unveiling of the designs for the medals, which will be the heaviest (though not the largest) ever handed out. » 7/27/11 5:20pm 7/27/11 5:20pm