Start: Starting blocks are used for all hurdle, relay and sprint events. The starting blocks consist of two adjustable footplates attached to a rigid frame. Olympic hurdle and sprint races commence ...
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24-year-old Caeleb Dressel will return for his second Olympics this summer. Dressel will compete in the 50m free, 100m free, 100m butterfly, and up to four relay events. In the semifinals for the 100m ...
Bluebird day: A calm and sunny day after a night of snowfall. Carve: A crisp turn. Combined: An event with one downhill run, followed by one slalom run. Downhill: A speed event with the longest course ...
Each halfpipe run is scored by a team of six judges. After dropping the highest and lowest scores, the four remaining scores are averaged together for each run. All judges score the runs based on ...
Alpine skiing at the 2022 Beijing Olympics will take place at the Yanqing Alpine Skiing Center, located about 50 miles north of Beijing in the Xiaohaituo Mountain Area. The facility includes seven ski ...
Skinner, who was competing as an individual specialist, was pulled out of a short-lived retirement when Simone Biles withdrew from the vault competition. Her silver is her first Olympic medal. Lee was ...
Perfection exists at the Tokyo Olympics, and it was on display during the final round of the women's 10m platform diving competition when Chinese diver Quan Hongchan performed two dives that earned ...
Olympic alpine skis are designed for maximum speed and carve turning. They very in size depending on the discipline. Downhill skis are the largest with minimum lengths of 218 centimeters (86 inches) ...
The United States Olympic Team for the Tokyo Games will be the country's second-largest ever. In total, 613 athletes were named to the team, though the team could ultimately expand to as many as 627 ...
The 2022 Olympic Alpine skiing program is set get underway Saturday night with the fastest and most harrowing event on the schedule: the men’s downhill. Over 40 of the world’s most daring ski racers ...
Each run will be judged on two components by a panel of judges, with five judges determining the score for turns and two judges determining the score for air. In addition, each run will be timed, with ...