Tags: Olympic Games (2018)

Kikkan Randall’s Year: Olympic Glory Followed by Chemotherapy

PENTICTON, British Columbia — Inside the living room of her new home, Kikkan Randall held a wig in her hands. Her own hair is growing back, but it is still a long way from matching the shoulder-length coiffure with the pink streaks that she sported for much of her career to remind her audience that…

Lindsey Vonn: A Dominant Career in Photos

At the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, a little-known 17-year-old named Lindsey Kildow roared out of the start gate and into a shocking sixth-place finish, the best result for any American woman at those Winter Games. Kildow, five years before marriage would change her name to Lindsey Vonn, flashed a broad smile before startling reporters…

Athletes Who Changed the Game in 2018

This is a short list. Hundreds of athletes are truly spectacular at their sport and routinely blow our minds with feats of skill. But our goal this year was to highlight the very few who, through innovation, vision or just plain courage, actually changed how others in their sport viewed or played the game. We…