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Winter Paralympics
Winter Paralympics
Valentina Montenegro-Venero, Staffer • March 10, 2022

You’ve probably heard of the Olympics, but have you heard of the Paralympics? The Paralympics are taking place from March 4th to March...

TOPSHOT - Russias figure skater Kamila Valieva walks upon her arrival from China at the Sheremetevo airport outside Moscow, on February 18, 2022. - The sport has been under intense scrutiny at the Beijing Olympics after 15-year-old Russian prodigy Kamila Valieva was allowed to compete despite failing a drugs test before the Games, with her youth cited as a factor in the decision. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP) (Photo by ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images)
Flaming the Winter Olympics
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • March 2, 2022

Update: Valieva, Trusova, and Scherbakova’s eligibility for the World Figure Skating Championships has been announced by the ISU (International...

The five time Olympian and three time gold medalist, Shaun White and his snowboard after hitting the halfpipe for the last time at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. He stepped down as a legend, with so much gratitude and love for the support he has been shown on the journey.
Hanging Up the Board
Josie Webster, Copy Editor • February 25, 2022

Five-time Olympian and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Shaun White is a snowboarding legend who hit the halfpipe for his last time at the Winter...

BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 17: Alexandra Trusova of ROC cries ahead of the Women Single Skating Free Skating on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China on February 17, 2022. (Photo by Nikolay Muratkin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
A Cold Medal
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • February 18, 2022

Despite the ROC winning silver at the women’s figure skating event, Alexandra Trusova’s tear streaked mascara ran down her cheeks as she...

BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 17: Kamila Valieva of Team ROC cries after the Women Single Skating Free Skating on day thirteen of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 17, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Xavier Laine/Getty Images)
The Fall from First
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • February 17, 2022

Kamila Valieva is no longer the champion. After finishing in fifth place in the women’s program at the Olympics, she fell far from the podium,...

Russias Kamila Valieva poses as she celebrates winning the gold medal for the womens competition at the Rostelecom Cup 2021 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Sochi on November 28, 2021. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Skating Under Fire
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • February 10, 2022

She stood at the top of the world, but now it is all being threatened to fall beneath her feet. Figure skating sensation, Kamila Valieva, has...

BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 07: Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during the Women Single Skating Free Skating Team Event on day three of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 07, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Making History
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • February 8, 2022

The quad salchow is an extremely difficult feat to attempt, in which the skater takes off from the back inside edge and lands on the back outside...

Kamila Valieva is the womens 2021 Finlandia Trophy champion after a sublime womens free skate on Sunday (10th October).

Valieva landed three quad jumps to score a massive 174.31 points on her free for a total of 249.24.
The Cost of Olympic Gold...
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • February 4, 2022

So you’re watching the Winter Olympics this year, but you don’t know anything about the Women’s Figure Skating event. The Women’s Figure...

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