Topic: Phil Mahre
After a disastrous Games in 2006, Bode Miller started the 2010 Winter Olympics with a bronze in the men's downhill, setting a record for the most Olympic alpine medals by an American man.
Lindsey Vonn, the most anticipated US presence at the 2010 Games, arrived in Vancouver last night with news that her shin was still recovering from an injury.
The US is enjoying unprecedented success in winter sports where it has long struggled, raising hopes for medals in the 2010 Olympics.
For the first time since 1983, Americans captured both the men's and women's titles at the season finale in Bormio, Italy.