Follow Mormon Times' coverage of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games from Vancouver, British Columbia, as we chronicle the successes â€” and disappointments â€” of eight LDS athletes competing for three different countries.
Thursday, March 4 stories:
Mormon athletes competing in the 2010 Winter Olympics accounted for one gold medal, one bronze medal and a fourth-place finish.
Saturday, Feb 27 stories:
Canadian Mormon David Bissett and his teammates Lyndon Rush, Christ Le Bihan and Lascelles Brown brought were awarded the bronze medal in Saturday's bobsled finals.
Friday, Feb. 26 stories:Bissett 2nd, Fogt 17th after two bobsled runsLDS bobsledder David Bissett, a member of Canada-1, used a strong time in Heat 2 on Friday at Whistler Olympics Park to move into second place at the Vancouver Games.
Thursday, Feb. 25, stories:
Because of her faith, talent and dedication, gold-medalist Torah Bright stands as an inspiration to the world.
Chris Fogt was running track for Utah Valley University when a couple of men approached him and asked him a question that would take his well-planned life in a different direction.
The three fastest sleds at the end of the women's bobsled competition at Whistler Sliding Center were Canada 1, Canada 2 and USA 2. Shauna Rohbock didn't pilot any of them.
Wednesday, Feb. 24, stories:
Wrap-up: Mormon Olympians' standings half-way through
Shauna Rohbock: Mormon trying to drive top U.S. bobsled to a medal
ShaunaÂ Rohbock is trying to solve a mystery at the Vancouver Olympics, but time is running out on the 32-year-old pilot for Team USA's top bobsled.
Friday, Feb. 19, Stories:
Noelle Pikus-Pace: LDS skeleton rider just misses bronze
At first blush, it might seem like fate doesn't favor Noelle Pikus-Pace.
Torah Bright slid to a stop after a near-perfect halfpipe run and put her hands on her head. No one told her what her score was. The judges hadn't even announced.
Noelle Pikus-Pace is just sixteen-hundredths of a second from a bronze-medal pace after two rounds of skeleton at Whistler Olympic Park.
Wednesday, Feb. 17, stories:
Christian Niccum: Mormon luger is best American with sixth-place finish
Christian Niccum, one of eight Mormon athletes to compete in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, finished in sixth place in men's doubles luge on Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Saturday, Feb. 13, stories
Snowboarder Torah Bright led her Australian teammates into the BC Place Stadium during the 2010 opening ceremonies Friday, Feb. 12, as that country's flag bearer.
Erik Fisher: Overcoming trials part of Olympic journey
The day Erik Fisher made the U.S. Olympic team as a downhill skier, he called his mother from France with some good news and some bad news.
Steven Nyman: LDS skier finishes 20th in men's alpine downhillComment on this story
Steven Nyman, the first of eight Mormon athletes to compete in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, finished in 20th place Monday, Feb. 15, in the men's alpine downhill ski race.Wednesday, Feb. 10, stories
Pain, disappointment and chaos could have obliterated Noelle Pikus-Pace's dream of being an Olympian.
Thursday, Feb. 4, stories
Part of the Olympic flame's 45,000-kilometer journey through Canada included being carried by two Mormon brothers-in-law.
Tuesday, Feb. 2, stories
A blogging Mormon mother of two has won the trip of a lifetime.