Some of the more memorable moments for the Americans at the 2014 winter games in Russia came from the competition on the slopes.
As the competition ends in Sochi, the world recalls their favorite moments of the Russian games.
Just like the women the day before, the U.S. men's hockey team fell to Canada. U.S. to take on Finland for the bronze.
The US women fell short in figure skating with Gracie Gold finishing in fourth place. She had an excellent performance but did fall and in the end it was not enough for a medal.
SOCH, Russia-- Maddie Bowman became the first-ever women’s Olympic halfpipe skiing champion Thursday, taking gold in the sport’s debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
Ice Dancing has become one of the more popular events in the Winter Olympics. It wasn’t always that way. Rockford, Illinois resident Gene Heffron was one of the skaters who helped open the eyes of Olympic officials and the world to that sport.
We don’t generally think about the sport of Luge competition until the Olympics roll around every four years, but for the competitors it’s their life.
Dick Genovese, 76, of Rockford, Illinois is a former eight-time National Champion in the luge. He is the oldest luge competitor ever. He’s still competing in the Masters Division.
Walter ‘Red’ Bainbridge participated in the 1948 Olympics in Switzerland by demonstrating ice dancing. Up to that point very little was known about that sport. Now 66 years later the United States has its first gold medalists in that sport.
Olympic veteran shares his winter games experience and recalls the sacrifices and accomplishments he made going for the gold.