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  1. Editorial: Post-race Interviews Are Important (Christian Science Monitor)
      "At the Winter Olympics, developing the ability to speak thoughtfully on your feet like Gold medalist Evan Lysacek or downhill skier Lindsey Vonn is as important as training to shave off seconds and strokes." 02-10

  2. Kim Yu-Na in Women's Figure Skating (New York Times)
      "World champion Kim Yu-na of South Korea and her coach, Brian Orser, explain her approach to a triple lutz-triple toe loop." 02-10

  3. Kim Yu-Na in Women's Figure Skating (YouTube.com)
      Provides video of some of her best jumps. Visitors sometimes spell as Yu Na or Yuna. 02-10

  4. Michelle Kwan, Figure Skater in 1998 (Youtube.com)
      Provides the video. 03-10

  5. Most Memorable Figure Skating Rivalries (Time.com)
      "South Korea's Yu Na Kim and Japan's Mao Asada are the latest figure skaters to duel in the Winter Olypmics. Here's a look at ten opponents who whipped out every loop, salchow and axel they could in their race for gold." 03-10

  6. Most Memorable Moments for the 2010 Olympics (Time.com)
      "It started with tragedy, and a technical mishap or two, but the Vancouver Winter Games also had its share of athletic triumphs. Here is a look at this year's Olympic highs and low." 03-10

  7. Tara Lipinski, the Youngest Figure Skater to Win Gold (Youtube.com)
      Provides the video. 03-10

Papers
  1. A Look at the World's Fastest Track (USA Today)
      "An in-depth look at the Whistler Sliding Center, where bobsled, luge and skeleton athletes are expected to set speed records." 02-10

  2. Anton Ohno Gains American Record of Seven Winter Olympic Medals (Time.com)
      "Ohno passed Bonnie Blair, the long-track speedskater who won six medals between 1988 and 1994, as the U.S. Winter Olympian with the most hardware." 02-10

  3. Bode Miller Earns Olympic Gold (ESPN)
      "Bode Miller finally won his elusive gold medal, using a blistering slalom run Sunday to complete one of the most unlikely Olympic comebacks ever."

      "Four years after bombing out amid lofty expectations at the Turin Games and a year after practically walking away from the sport, Miller won the super-combined for his third medal in as many events at Vancouver." 02-10

  4. Chinese Win Gold and Silver in Pairs Figure Skating (New York Times)
      "On the night the Russians failed to uphold their 46-year winning streak in the Olympic pairs figure skating event, the Chinese stole the moment."

      "Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo, who came out of retirement last year to try for an Olympic gold medal, finally got their wish Monday. After seeing their score, they leapt to their feet, with mouths agape." 02-10

  5. Evan Lysacek Wins Gold in Men's Figure Skating (ESPN)
      "Lysacek became the first U.S. man to win the Olympic gold medal since Brian Boitano in 1988, shocking everyone -- including himself -- by upsetting defending champion Evgeni Plushenko on Thursday night. Plushenko, retired the past three years, returned with the sole purpose of making a little history of his own with a second straight gold medal." 02-10

  6. Kim Yu-Na Wins Gold in Women's Figure Skating (CBS News)
      "The South Korean won the Olympic gold medal Thursday night, soaring to a world-record 228.56 points and shattering her previous mark by more than 18 points. It may go down as one of the greatest performances in figure skating history, and it's sure to set off wild celebrations from Seoul to Pyongchang. It's South Korea's first medal at the Winter Olympics in a sport other than speedskating." 02-10

  7. Kim Yu-Na in Women's Figure Skating (Wikipedia.org)
      "Kim is the record holder for ladies in the short program,[2] the free skating[3] and the combined total[4] under the ISU Judging System. Kim is the first female skater to surpass the 200-point mark[4] and also the first female skater to receive +2.20 grade of execution for jumps[5] under the ISU Judging System."

      "As of February 2010, she is ranked first in the world by the ISU.[6]" 02-10

  8. Lindsey Vonn Wins Gold in Downhill (CBS News)
      "Despite a bruised right shin that made it painful to even wear a ski boot, Vonn dominated a crash-marred downhill to win the first of her five events at the Vancouver Olympics."

      "Teammate and childhood rival Julia Mancuso was a surprising second, giving Americans the top two medals in an Alpine race for the first time in 26 years and starting a big day for the U.S." 02-10

  9. Riesch and Mancusco Win Women's Super Combined (New York Times)
      "At the finish area, Riesch, the super combined gold medalist, embraced Mancuso, a surprising silver medalist for a second consecutive day." 02-10

  10. Shaun White's Gold Medal Run (Time.com)
      Provides photos. 02-10

  11. Shaun White's Olympic Secret (CBS News)
      "With a daring, dangerous and spiraling Double McTwist 1260 during a victory lap that will go down as nothing short of epic, snowboarder Shaun White won gold in Vancouver this past Wednesday."

      "White had perfected the move and makes it look almost effortless, but as '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon found out recently, The Flying Tomato puts himself through a unique training regimen." 02-10

  12. Vancouver to Host 2010 Olympic Games (USAToday.com)
      "In a vote that could impair New York's attempt to land the 2012 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday said "aye" to the land of "eh," awarding Vancouver the 2010 Winter Games." 7-03

   
   


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