HOLCOMB - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOLCOMB News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah’s Kotsenburg not going to ‘one-up’ Ortiz with Obama selfie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57770227-90/obama-kotsenburg-president-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57770227-90/obama-kotsenburg-president-park.html.csp">Utah’s Kotsenburg not going to ‘one-up’ Ortiz with Obama selfie</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T21:57:51.998-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington• In his gnarly, snowboarder fashion, gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg recalled his introduction to President Barack Obama on Thursday as “chill” and noted how “down” he was with the lingo. “I shook his hand,” the Park City native said, “and was like, ‘Hello, Mr. President,’ and he goes, ‘Sage!’ He goes, “‘This guy was like [my] favorite moment of the Games, [he] did the sickest interviews.’” Like, awesome. Obama hosted Team USA, including a number of Utahns, at the White House on Thursd...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770227@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:57:51 MDT Olympics: Steven Holcomb ekes out bobsled bronze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57586964-77/holcomb-medal-bobsled-bronze.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57586964-77/holcomb-medal-bobsled-bronze.html.csp">Olympics: Steven Holcomb ekes out bobsled bronze</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael C. Lewis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:47:34.588-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia • When his sleek black bobsled finally slid to a stop, Steven Holcomb laid back his head, closed his eyes and blew out a deep breath. He’d made it. Just barely, but he made it. The best American bobsled driver in history won his second bronze medal of the Sochi Olympics on their final day Sunday, losing time all the way down his final run of the four-man race but hanging on to the medal by just 0.03 seconds — less than the time it takes to blink. “That was huge,” Holcomb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57586964@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:47:34 MDT Kragthorpe: For SLC bobsledder Chris Fogt, bronze is golden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57587142-77/fogt-medal-bronze-holcomb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57587142-77/fogt-medal-bronze-holcomb.html.csp">Kragthorpe: For SLC bobsledder Chris Fogt, bronze is golden</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:52:09.848-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia The Closing Ceremony was approaching, so organizers could not defer the presentation of Chris Fogt’s bobsled bronze medal to the following day, as they did with other Olympians in the 2014 Games. That’s only fair. Fogt deserved to be rewarded, right then and there Sunday afternoon at the Sanki Sliding Center. Athletes arrive at the bronze medal step of the podium from different directions. The checkpoints in Fogt’s journey to that moment included a bobsled crash in 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57587142@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:52:09 MDT Kragthorpe: Ted Ligety’s gold medal is doubly significant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57566830-77/ligety-gold-skiing-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57566830-77/ligety-gold-skiing-park.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Ted Ligety’s gold medal is doubly significant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T21:48:22.028-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia Ted Ligety crossed the finish line, performed the ski racing equivalent of a slide into second base and raised his poles in triumph. Eight years later, he was an Olympic champion again, winning Wednesday’s two-run giant slalom at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Ligety’s life may have changed considerably since 2006, but his newest gold medal is every bit as precious. Maybe more so, considering where he stands in the sport, what’s expected of him now and what two golds m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57566830@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:48:22 MDT Ted Ligety gets his second gold medal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsolympicsblog/57566336-229/ligety-2014-bobsled-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsolympicsblog/57566336-229/ligety-2014-bobsled-games.html.csp">Ted Ligety gets his second gold medal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T04:54:02.127-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 04:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With his victory in Wednesday's giant slalom, Ted Ligety became the first Utah native to earn two goal medals in the Olympic Winter Games.The win came eight years after his triumph in the combined event in Italy. Ligety was born in Salt Lake City and grew up in Park City. Another Park City product, Steven Holcomb, has an opportunity to match Ligety if he can successfully defend his title in the four-man bobsled event Sunday. Salt Lake City native Dorothy Poynton Hill won two gold medals in divin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57566336@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 04:54:02 MDT