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Vonn won the medal in downhill at the Winter Olympics. She has also won a record eight World Cup season titles in the discipline, five titles in super-G. In , she won her 20th World Cup crystal globe title — an all-time record among men or women, passing Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden, who won 19 globes from to With her Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals in , and four overall World Cup titles, Vonn has become the most successful American ski racer in history. In Vonn received the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award and was the United States Olympic Committees sportswoman of the year, various injuries have caused Vonn to miss parts of several seasons, including almost all of the season and most of the season. She grew up in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, in Burnsville, Vonn was on skis at age two, before moving into Erich Sailers renowned development program at Burnsvilles Buck Hill, which also produced slalom racer Kristina Koznick.

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List of 2010 Winter Olympics medal winners

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Charlie White and Meryl Davis celebrate winning the gold medals in the ice dance free dance program during the Sochi Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg .

For those who haven’t been keeping up on all the winter sports since the last Olympics, here’s a top ten list in no particular order of the possible highlights. Just remember, it isn’t just the sports that make the Olympics worth watching! The opening ceremonies No matter who you are, or where the Olympics are located, deep in your heart you know there’s nothing more stirring than the opening ceremonies.

China’s summer extravaganza set the bar pretty high for Canada, but you can bet your back bacon they’re going to put their all into it. Women’s hockey saw the debut of women’s hockey at the Olympics. Since then, there hasn’t been much excitement about it in the US. But this year, Team USA is a frontrunner for gold. Canada has been dominating this season, but coach Mark Johnson has high hopes for his team. Can Olympic gold do for women’s hockey what it did for women’s soccer? It’s doubtful there will be a “Brandy Chastain moment” with all that gear, but perhaps the men out there will take notice anyway.

Biathlon Hugely popular in Europe but largely ignored in the US, biathletes have struggled to get funding and training until this year. When the sport was finally noticed by a prosperous contributor money was finally available to get things going. This could be a great beginning for an under appreciated sport.

United States at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games

Opinions Congrats on that Olympic gold medal. Steve Mesler celebrates after winning gold in four-man bobsled at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Mine hit soon after I left the podium in Vancouver. My teammates and I had just become the first American men in 62 years to win bobsled gold. During the flower ceremony , my left arm around my buddy Curt Tomasevicz, my right arm thrusting a bouquet of green chrysanthemums in the air, I screamed myself hoarse over the cowbells in the stands.

Then I hopped the railing , swam through the crowd to my parents and cried with my mom in my arms.

Ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White won only the second silver medal in that discipline for the United States. Brakeman Curtis Tomasevicz and pushers Steve Mesler and Justin Olsen rounded out the gold medal crew. Wikimedia Commons has media related to United States at .

Their focus and dedication to ensuring they are prepared to compete is perhaps only equaled with their desire to pay it forward. Full disclosure time here – they are both Athlete Mentors in Classroom Champions, a non-profit program that my sister and I began when I was still competing as a bobsledder and now I consider them both good friends. I wanted to learn something myself from them about how they prepare to compete. As a bobsled push athlete my main job was five seconds of explosive aggression.

Yours is upwards of four minutes of focus and passion. What does preparation look like for you the day of a big competition? The morning of the free dance the last day of competition , there’s a warm-up session at the competition rink that usually lasts for about 30 minutes. You’re out there with the four other skaters that will be out there for your competition warm-up. We just get a feel for the ice and get a feel for how our legs are feeling that day.

We get in touch with how we feel with each other and whether our elements are going smoothly. So after the minute practice, the amount of time we have before competition really just depends on the competition. Sometimes we have two hours and sometimes we have eight.

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Lindsey Vonn became the first American woman to win gold in the downhill event; while Bode Miller became the most successful U. Medal winning performances by Julia Mancuso and Andrew Weibrecht contributed to the team’s success. In Nordic combined , the U.

Steve Mesler – Steven Michael Mesler is a former American bobsledder and 3-time Olympian, World Champion, and Olympic Gold Medalist. He is the co-founder, President and CEO of the award winning non-profit education organization.

Monday, September 29, From Fast Company: Lex Gillette , a Paralympic three-time silver medalist in track and field pictured , can jump so far that it seems like he’s flying. Because he is blind, Gillette relies on his other senses and for the long jump, a guide to help him. Soon, kids in classrooms across the country will be able to experience Lex’s point of view while he trains and competes.

Classroom Champions , an organization founded by Olympic bobsled gold-medalist Steve Mesler and Leigh Mesler Parise, connects Olympic and Paralympic athletes with kids in high-needs schools to boost their confidence and help them set big goals. Classroom Champions ‘ winning pitch: We have various other athletes, and we’ll let them play merry go round with the Glass,” says Messler.

Before the competition, Gillette had never heard of Glass. I think it would definitely be cool [for kids to] see how all of that happens, see what that would look like in a visual sense.

2010 Olympics – American Medaling Athletes Quiz Stats

Olympic Champs And Humanitarians: At least for one night. Now in their third year with Classroom Champions, Davis and White create monthly videos for the four classes they mentor in Michigan, New York and Ohio. They use their experience from the ice and their personal lives to help students take steps to set goals, become better friends, play fair, persevere and become leaders, among other lessons.

They also Skype with their classrooms on occasion and have met two classes in person. Whether they are skating in a charity show, mentoring students or speaking to the next generation of U.

Ten Olympics storylines to watch ahead of Sochi By Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White took second with a strong showing, and since then, the two teams have stayed at the top of their.

For those who haven’t been keeping up on all the winter sports since the last Olympics, here’s a top ten list in no particular order of the possible highlights. Just remember, it isn’t just the sports that make the Olympics worth watching! The opening ceremonies No matter who you are, or where the Olympics are located, deep in your heart you know there’s nothing more stirring than the opening ceremonies. China’s summer extravaganza set the bar pretty high for Canada, but you can bet your back bacon they’re going to put their all into it.

Women’s hockey saw the debut of women’s hockey at the Olympics. Since then, there hasn’t been much excitement about it in the US. But this year, Team USA is a frontrunner for gold. Canada has been dominating this season, but coach Mark Johnson has high hopes for his team. Can Olympic gold do for women’s hockey what it did for women’s soccer?

It’s doubtful there will be a “Brandy Chastain moment” with all that gear, but perhaps the men out there will take notice anyway. Biathlon Hugely popular in Europe but largely ignored in the US, biathletes have struggled to get funding and training until this year. When the sport was finally noticed by a prosperous contributor money was finally available to get things going.

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