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Behind the Games: Wrap-Up

From dangerous winds to wardrobe malfunctions, there wasn’t a dull moment in this year’s Winter Games. Russia couldn’t compete after its doping scandal, but some of its athletes did. And it all took us a few days to figure out what OAR (Olympic Athletes from Russia) stood for. North and South Korea came together during a rare moment of unity, ... Read More »

Behind the Games: Shani Davis

There is no slowing down Shani Davis! The 35-year-old has been skating almost as long as he could walk. Now, he’s competing in his 5th straight Winter Games. The Chicago native’s career started on roller blades when he was just two. By the time he was three, security guards had to slow him down on the rink. His mom’s boss, ... Read More »

Behind the Games: Elana Meyers Taylor

American bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor loves to compete. The 33-year-old grew up in Georgia, playing pretty much every sport she could. She was offered scholarships to play four sports in college. She choose softball. Elana comes from a military family. She didn’t want to enlist, but she still wanted to represent her country. The second best way to do that, ... Read More »

Give Back Tuesday: Healthy Heroes Program 2/20

Give Back Tuesday {Pick 6} Today I was joined by Doug Michel! He taught me all about the Healthy Heroes Program and their effort to raise $80,000 to purchase decontamination units for Ohio and Northern Kentucky fire stations. Decontamination units help firefighters expel toxic chemicals faster. Fire stations in the U.S. and Canada have started to incorporate sauna detoxification in ... Read More »

Behind the Games: Lindsey Vonn

When it comes to celebrity athletes, Lindsey Vonn is an A-lister. The 33-year-old is the most successful ski racer in American history. Lindsey is one of only six women to win World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing. She is a four-time World Cup overall champion. She also has both gold and bronze Winter Games medals. Off ... Read More »