Posts Tagged ‘Whistler’

Vancouver Winter Olympics: Women’s Downhill Skiing – Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso

February 23, 2010

Photos from the Vancouver Winter Olympics:  Women’s Downhill Skiing.  Lindsey Vonn won the gold and Julia Mancuso won silver.

Lindsey Vonn after winning the gold medal in the downhill race at the Vancouver Olympics.  Photo by Mike Frandsen.

Lindsey Vonn after winning the gold medal in the downhill race at the Vancouver Olympics. Photo by Mike Frandsen.

Lindsey Vonn celebrates after winning the gold medal in the downhill race at the Vancouver Olympics. Photo by Mike Frandsen.

Julia Mancuso celebrates after winning the silver medal in the downhill race at the Vancouver Olympics. Photo by Mike Frandsen.

Ok – I figured out who this is — it’s Lindsey Vonn’s sister — I don’t know her name.  I thought she was an actress or something.

Edith Miklos of Romania is carried off by a helicopter after injuring her knee in the women’s downhill event.

One of the skiers wipes out near the end of the women’s downhill course at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Women’s downhill skiing at the Vancouver Olympics.

Walking down from the women’s downhill skiing course at Whistler at the Vancouver Olympics.

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Vancouver Winter Olympics: Women’s 10 km Cross-Country Skiing

February 22, 2010

Creek at Whistler, Vancouver Olympics.

With Italian Cross-Country skier Antonella Confortola at the Olympics in Vancouver.

Photos from the women’s 10 km Cross-Country skiing event:

Cross-Country skiers prepare for the 10k race at the Olympics.
Women’s 10k Cross-Country skiing at the Olympics.
Women’s 10k Cross-Country skiing at the Olympics.
Women’s 10k Cross-Country skiing at the Olympics.

Norwegian fans at the Cross-Country stadium at the Olympics.
Charlotte Kalla of Sweden celebrates gold. Kristina Smigun-Vaehi of Estonia (left) won silver; Marit Bjoergen of Norway claimed bronze.

Watching women's 10k Cross-Country skiing at the Olympics.

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Vancouver Winter Olympics: Nordic Combined

February 22, 2010

 

Cross-Country portion of the Nordic Combined event at the Olympics.

American Johnny Spillane celebrates after winning silver in the Nordic Combined event at the Olympics.

Nordic Combined ski jump at the Olympics.

Nordic Combined ski jump at the Olympics.

Yusuke Minato of Japan at the Nordic Combined Olympic event.

Nordic Combined event at the Olympics.

Above:  photos from the Nordic Combined event at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.  It’s a combination of ski jumping and cross-country skiing.

Jason Lamy Chappuis of France won the gold, American Johnny Spillane won the silver, and Alessandro Pittin of Germany got the bronze.

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