Why Bode Miller Mattered

In a way, it's fitting for Bode Miller's Olympic career to end like this, if this is indeed the end. Having re-injured his knee in Wednesday's giant slalom, in which he finished 20th, the 36-year-old absented himself from the last ski race of the Sochi Olympics, today's slalom. He'd spent his career sliding and… » 2/22/14 2:45pm 2/22/14 2:45pm

8 Wild Ski Photographs, And The Stories Behind Them

Tero Repo is an award-winning photographer from Switzerland who has taken beautiful ski and snowboard photos all over the world. He has agreed to share eight of his best shots with us, and has added some of his own commentary to each photo. You can learn more about Tero and see more of his work at his personal website. » 2/12/14 3:33pm 2/12/14 3:33pm

Canadian Coach Comes To Rescue Of Russian With Broken Ski

A nice display of sportsmanship in today's cross-country skiing men's sprint semifinal, after Russian Anton Gafarov crashed early in the race and broke one ski. He awkwardly soldiered on, falling repeatedly, and it appeared as if he wouldn't be able to make it to the finish line in front of the home fans. Canada to the … » 2/11/14 11:04am 2/11/14 11:04am

The Non-Skier's Guide To Ski Racing (And Ski Crashing)

Olympic skiing began this morning—men's downhill, airing on tape delay at 11 a.m.—and if you're like most viewers, you either watch the sport with quadrennial befuddlement or you change the channel entirely. As a former ski racer, and someone who started scooting around on skis at about the same time I was working out… » 2/09/14 10:30am 2/09/14 10:30am