Atsuko Tanaka’s Olympic dream began the day the IOC announced in April 2011 that a women’s ski jumping event would…
Gilmore Junio became internationally known for his remarkable display of sportsmanship at Sochi 2014 when he gave his spot in the 1000m to teammate Denny Morrison, who had missed qualifying in that event after a fall at the Canadian trials. Morrison went on to win silver, a medal the two friends celebrated together.
A year after her Olympic debut at Sochi 2014, middle distance specialist Kali Christ achieved a career highlight at the 2015 World Allround Championships in Calgary. She posted personal best times in all four distances and was second fastest in the 500m for an eighth-place finish overall.
At the first World Cup of the 2015-16 season, Dutton earned his first career World Cup medals, taking a silver and a bronze in the 500m. He added two more medals the next week in Salt Lake City. Towards the end of the season he debuted at the ISU World Single Distances Championships with an eighth-place finish in the 500m.