Speed skating in her own backyard

KEARNS, Ut. (NEXSTAR) – Olympic athletes devote their lives to the sport they choose. But for some, the sport chooses them. That’s the case …

2018 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2018

Who is Mirai Nagasu?

Mirai Nagasu finished fourth at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, but then was not named to the 2014 U.S. team. The 2008 National champion is det…

Yuzuru Hanyu

Who is Yuzuru Hanyu?

Yuzuru Hanyu became the first male Japanese figure skater to win Olympic gold in 2014. He won world championship titles in 2014 and 2017. He…

2018 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2018

Who is Jason Brown?

Jason Brown is a 2014 Olympian who helped Team USA to a bronze medal in the team event with his viral “Riverdance” free skate and his tradem…

2018 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2018

Who are Madison Chock and Evan Bates?

Madison Chock and Evan Bates competed together at the 2014 Olympics, where they finished eighth. The Novi, Michigan-based ice dancers say th…

US biathlete Susan Dunklee poses with her rifle and skis in studio in front of U.S. flag

Who is… Susan Dunklee?

Leading Team USA’s biathlon women, Susan Dunklee makes her second appearance at an Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, having experienced h…

Team USA's Jessie Diggins poses with cross-country skis

Q&A with Jessica Diggins

Where did you grow up? St. Paul, Minnesota What is your earliest memory of cross-country skiing? My earliest memory is of singing songs in m…

Close up of Amanda Kessel holding U.S. flag

Who is… Amanda Kessel?

After appearing in her first Olympic Games in 2014, Amanda Kessel thought her hockey career was finished. Crippling symptoms from a concussi…