After a stuttering start to its Vancouver Olympics, Canada wins four medals and serves up a 7-3 demolition of Russia in ice hockey. Was 'Winning Wednesday' all thanks to a bearded skeleton slider?
Parents of athletes at the Vancouver Olympics spoke to the Monitor about treading that fine line between encouraging performance and demanding it of their exceptionally talented offspring.
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
Speedskater Shani Davis successfully defended his gold medal in 1,000-meter Olympic speedskating. In 2006, he became the first African-American to win individual gold in the Winter Games.
Former Olympic athletes – from Kerri Strug to Eric Heiden – must find a way to replace the thrill and satisfaction of top competition.