Bill Demong, who had a disappointing performance in the first individual Nordic combined competition at the Vancouver Olympics, put on a late surge today to capture America's first gold in the sport.
Forecasting the fickle weather in Vancouver and Whistler is tough job even for locals. So far, the Olympic meteorologists are in gold medal standing.
Monday's Winter Olympics schedule includes women's ice hockey, men's alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, speed skating, luge, and figure skating.
Sunday's Winter Olympic's schedule includes women's ice hockey (US vs. China), luge, speed skating, Nordic combined, biathlon, freestyle skiing, and figure skating.
A big crowd of Swedes turned out at the Whistler Olympic Park to watch Helena Jonsson, Sweden's most popular athlete and a fan of Desperate Housewives, ski and shoot today.
The Olympic rings are illuminated next to the Medal Plaza for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics as people stroll through the pedestrian zone in Whistler, British Columbia, on Feb. 10.
Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer, Norway's Anders Jacobsen, and Germany's Michael Neumayer stand on the podium after the individual Large Hill Ski Jumping World Cup on Feb. 6, 2010.
Andrea Henkel (r.) and Martina Beck of Germany, a biathlon powerhouse with excellent marksmen, compete in the 7.5 km sprint event at a recent World Cup. Both women are three-time Olympic medalists.