Hawaii heat—and a pretty good tennis player—put American ski star in his place at sectional qualifier.
Looks like skiing needn’t worry about losing one of its brightest stars to the tennis circuit.
Bode Miller has long since proven himself one of the world’s best at racing. We’ve watched him take down NFL backs and track stars in the ABC Superstars competition (joining guys like Herschel Walker and OJ Simpson among past winners of the event). But his shot at a walk-on qualification for the U.S. Open wilted in the Hawaii heat Thursday.
Skiing's World Cup finals are starting this week in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and you'll never guess who's the big favorite for the women's overall. Perhaps you've heard of her: 2010 Olympics gold- and bronze-medalist, already a two-in-a-row World Cup overall winner, has about 30-odd career World Cup wins... That's right, we're talking about a certain Ms. Lindsey Vonn.
With big endorsement money in play for athletes who bring home Olympic medals, there’s always a debate on how much a gold is actually worth. ABC News tackles this very question in a recent article about Winter Olympians' earning potential.
Skier after skier struggled with the first run of today's slalom event. Here Norway's Lars Elton Myhre loses control before crashing during the first run of the Men's slalom, at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)