K2 T1 Snowboarding Boots
Tense match-ups and stunning upsets on the ice enliven things in the Torino Esposizioni ice-hockey arena, while poor tickets sales continue to dog attendance at the Winter Olympics.
Time in the Winter Olympics host city unveils a new side to organized Olympic chaos, from celluloid treasures at the Mole Antonelliana to the post-industrial rebirth of Fiat's former production test facility.
Lindsey Kildow's brave return to the San Sicario piste is second only to the career-capping gold for Austrian Michaela Dorfmeister.
Following favorite Bode Miller's dramatic disqualification, 21-year-old Ted Ligety steps up to win only the fourth U.S. Alpine skiing gold ever and the first for the American team in the 2006 Games.
Hannah Teter and Gretchen Bleiler ape the men's snowboarding team's success, while the hunt for (reasonably priced) tickets goes on in the melée that is Olimpico Torino.
A red, white, and blue daybut not for U.S. stars Daron Rahlves and Bode Milleras Frenchman Antoine Deneriaz storms to a stunning victory in the Men’s Downhill.
Outside Online's on-the-ground Winter Olympics correspondent arrives in Turin in time for rush-hourand the nightly Fiat horn symphony.
A first taste of mountain air following the "rhythm, passion, speed"... and Eurotrash pop spectacle that is the Olympics Opening Ceremonies.
The last time the U.S. led the final medal count at a Winter Games, in 1932, only 17 nations took part, dogsled racing was an exhibition sport, and alpine skiing wasn't even on the program. Since then, Norway, Germany, and Russia have controlled the Olympics like an Axis of Snow, while Americans still cling to 1980's Miracle on Ice. But a look at the talent poo
The U.S. men's ski team, once equal to the world's best, has spent a generation falling short of past glories. But the bad boys of alpine racing are back—with a killer gleam in their eyes. Here's how the Yanks rebuilt the beast from the boots up.
Alpine skiing we can do. Ditto hockey. But bobsledding? Ski jumping? Some winter sports seem about as accessible as Dick Cheney. But getting started in these cold-weather exotics is easier than you think, and you can do it at some of the best facilities in the world.
Kris Freeman has a shot at nordic gold—if he can find his sweet spot
Despite some expected naysayers and the brunt of Old Man Winter’s first big hit, Turin and Piedmont are gearing up for the main event on February 10.