Entering Friday's slate of action, Norway continues to dominate the field with an impressive ten-medal lead in the medal count.
"That was in the back of my mind when I saw the two skicross medals today", he said.
Gallant said staying focused on the game, rather than on the Olympics, has been central to the team's success. I wanted to use my sport and medicine perspective to explore how athletes optimize their performances. He's one of the few teenage male competitive figure skaters in the metro.
Perhaps America's favorite performance so far was that of Redmond Gerard, a seventeen-year-old snowboarder originally from Rocky River, Ohio.
Here's a look at some of the top Minnesota moments from the Pyeongchang Olympics.
With a third of the 12 riders limping off the course with injuries, Wise faced an all-or-nothing run after his ski bindings failed him in his two previous trips down.
Many kids were choosing the snow over the ice, and a decade later, Chloe Kim is gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated with her gold medal from the women's halfpipe. Hamelin won his fifth career Olympic medal. Later, he revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live that he had not only overslept, but lost his coat, a men's small, and worn a teammate's, a men's large, the day of the finals. When did the once-proud nation that produced seven gold medalists between the 1952 Oslo Games and the 2006 Turin Games get lapped by Russia, Japan and Canada? "They're doing all the jumps at a much younger age, and that's what is going to help get the American women back on the world scene".
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Sweden, Canada and the United States qualified for Thursday's semifinals, while Britain and Switzerland will play in the tiebreaker.
With the 30km classic mass start still to come, she has the flawless chance to do just that and provide PyeongChang 2018 with a grandstand finale.
Kim's unprecedented combination of spins for a woman in competition captured gold for her and delivered nearly as many viewers as tuned in the night of White's performance.
"I've taken medals in every race I've been in, so I'm happy with that", she added. With Wednesday's bronze, coming after short track skater John-Henry Krueger's silver in the 1,000-meter race on Saturday, hopes have grown for USA success at these games.
In the political scene, the proximity of PyeongChang to the North and South Korean border caused a fair amount of controversy, with some teams nearly refusing to come in light of the risky tensions between the two Korean states. In hockey it's the Czech Republic vs. the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation and Canada vs. Germany to determine who will play for gold. The event is seen as a way for the host country to show off their culture and heritage, so you can expect South Korea to put on quite the show.
Two South Korean skaters on Friday (Feb 23) brought down the rafters at the Olympic skating arena as local crowds roared approval of their performances and the two earned praise from two-time Olympic medal victor Kim Yuna.