| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Take a crash course in ski jumping that doesn’t have to leave a mark. Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Mass is blowing things up with the “big air bag,” take the leap before winter ends. For more information, go to: http://www.wachusett....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:05 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Just 17 years old, Sara Takanashi has a lot on her shoulders at these Winter Games.
The Japanese teenager is favored in the historic ski-jumping competition on Tuesday, the first time the Olympics have invited women to compete in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:15 AM
With women's ski jumping set to make its Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Games next month, U.S. medal chances got a boost Tuesday with the announcement that reigning world champion Sarah Hendrickson has returned to training.
Hendrickson underwent knee...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The start house isn't much of a house, more like a concrete box perched high on the mountain.
Five women arrive on this frosty morning, setting their skis down outside and pushing through the door, rubbing their hands in the cold. They take turns...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis.
But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I got a news release from Volusia County schools gushing that 40 percent of high school kids who took Advanced Placement courses this year actually passed them, up from 39 percent last year. But unless my math is somehow flawed here, that means 60 percent...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Winter Olympics 2018: Winter Olympics 2018 awarded to South Korea...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Not a clue what do to this weekend? Read on for the editors’ top picks. Friends of the Des Plaines Library Book Sale The Friends …...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:43 PM
On Saturday October 1, 2011, The inaugural 24 Hour ski Jumping World Distance Challenge sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company, will be taking place at The Norge Ski Club, Fox River Grove, IL, this weekend.
This "ultra event" is designed to see how far...
| Feb 10, 2008
Harrachov, Czech Republic
The Alps, with their dizzying heights, high fashion and higher prices, were a day's drive away for my American family living in Berlin. Getting there would have eaten up gas and time, not to mention added significantly to the...