02/05/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/05/2018 14:21
By Darci Miller | Feb. 05, 2018, 1:38 p.m. (ET)
Team USA athletes do a lot in a week. In case you missed any of it, here's a glimpse at our takeaways from the last seven days.
1. In 2014, Maggie Voisin was the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic Team when she fractured her ankle in training and was forced to withdraw from competition. In PyeongChang, she's a seasoned veteran, though still just 19 years old.
2. Want to be an Olympian? Two-time Olympian Sarah Hendrickson has some advice: become a ski jumper.
3. While athletes are attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 first and foremost to compete, they're also fans looking forward to seeing their teammates compete.
4. The Olympics are coming, and Shaun White is ready.
7. Not even legal adults yet, six 17-year-olds will be representing Team USA in PyeongChang in snowboarding, freestyle skiing and figure skating.
8. Kelly Clark: the GOAT.
9. Shani Davis, a five-time Olympian, has spent his career traveling the world to compete and building adoptive families along the way. In his latest blog, Davis introduces the world to his Norwegian sister.
10. The Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 are on the horizon, and 13 athletes have been named to the U.S. Nordic skiing team.
13. USA Luge is looking fly and ready to fly.
15. Of the members of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team, five of them are returning to the Olympics to defend their gold medal.
17. It's a thought that should strike fear into the hearts of her competitors: with just a few days left before Olympic competition kicks off, Lindsey Vonn is peaking. She won the final two world cup downhill races before the Games and is looking like her old unstoppable self.
19. Even half a world away, Team USA tuned in for the Super Bowl.
20. World Cup soccer champion Julie Ertz had quite the night, as her husband Zach scored the game-winning touchdown for the Philadelphia Eagles.