| 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....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:46 PM
The luge seemed tough enough already.
Racing down an icy track at 80-plus mph. Flying through twists and turns on your back.
Now the Olympics have added one more challenge.
In the new mixed relay — each country racing a man, woman and...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Anyone who questions the danger of ski jumping needs only to look at video of three-time Olympic champion Thomas Morgenstern in Tauplitz, Austria, on Friday.
Training for a World Cup event, Morgenstern lost control in midflight, arms flailing and legs...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
JoAnne Blair met her husband in the Yellow Pages. She tried water skiing once, but failed miserably. So she looked up water skiing instruction in the Manhattan Yellow Pages, and that's how she met Banana George.
Banana George Blair made a name for...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:01 PM
The Imperial Valley community has the opportunity to see both amateur and world class professional water skiers from all over the world compete in a free event open to the public at the Imperial Lakes Skiers Choice Record held at Imperial Lakes this...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Four water skiers are pulled by a motorboat. Two of them approach a ramp for a jump while the other two crisscross underneath.
Todd Thorson, the show director for the Aqua Addicts Waterski Show Team, said the trick looks extremely risky and is...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Lake Placid, N.Y., is a charming little village approximately nine hours away from Johnstown. The village and the people in it are quite proud to have hosted the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics; the famous Olympic rings symbol is etched into many signs...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:50 AM
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — A 74-year-old man charged with stabbing a sheriff's deputy in the back at an Upper Peninsula ski jump tournament has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation.
Andrew Michael Bray appeared in Dickinson County...