Kevin Fixler
    Sport Matters

31 December 2013

Sochi Olympics Preview: Colorado Hopefuls

5280 Magazine

The January issue of 5280 introduces you to six Colorado athletes who are strong contenders for the U.S. Olympic Team in a variety of sports. But with our snowy climate and fit populace, it’s not surprising that there are more than just a half-dozen competitors to watch out for. Here, four more names you need to know: Mikaela Shiffrin, Katie Uhlaender, Bobby Brown and Aaron Blunck.

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30 December 2013

Olympics: Archiving Sports History

5280 Magazine

What Teri Hedgpeth, archivist for the United States Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, enjoys most about her job is discovering relics of the past that were believed to be lost forever.

She spends her days filling in gaps in Olympic history by either locating misplaced items in the 3,300 square foot archives (from when the USOC relocated from New York in 1978 to its current location at the Olympic Training Center) or unearthing new treasures.

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