Monday Mar 10
About Utah: Company helps show 'you don't win the Olympics on bad skis'
Three weeks ago, when a 23-year-old freeskier from Reno, Nev., named David Wise captured gold in the halfpipe competition at the Sochi Olympics, he did what everyone does when they stand on the podium: He proudly held out his skis for all the planet to see.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
David Wise, Reno's humble hero
David Wise sits on a couch in his split-level home in southwest Reno. The ever-present Monster Energy hat rests atop his head, propped to the side.
Kelly Scott: Behind the scenes at the Olympics
RGJ reporter Martha Bellisle just had that experience at the Olympics in Sochi. She went as a reporter for Gannett, producing stories for USA Today, Gannett Media and the RGJ.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ukiah Daily Journal
Double Standyrd rocks Olympic Gold Medal Party
Ukiah band, Double Standyrd, had the honor and privilege of playing at the Olympic Gold Medal Party thrown in honor of David Wise, Friday, Feb. 28 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, NV.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Squaw Valley to fete Reno-Tahoe Olympians March 21
The Friday night event at the California resort that hosted the 1960 Olympics north of Tahoe coincides with the U.S. Alpine Championships being held there that weekend.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wooster High the quiet contributor to David Wise's Olympic gold moment
When Reno's David Wise dropped into the halfpipe at the Winter Games last week to chase his Olympic dream, the Wooster High gymnasium, which sits 6,650 miles from Sochi, was packed with teenagers.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Olympics: David Wise gets a welcome home today
After media appearances in Southern California earlier this week, David Wise will return to Reno in a special welcome home rally at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport today.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
33 photos that prove the Winter Olympics haven't changed all that much in 90 years
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi concluded Sunday, bringing an end to 17 days of competition on the snow and ice of Russia.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise And Family Visit Disneyland
FEBRUARY 25: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, first-ever Olympic ski halfpipe gold medalist David Wise celebrates his achievement in Sochi with a family visit to Disneyland park February 25, 2014 in Anaheim, California.
David Wise: The 'UnDude' does a very cool thing, wins Olympic gold medal
David Wise's wife, Alexandra, brought a blown-up photo of their daughter - a frequent companion at his competitions - and stuck it on a flat stick at the bottom of the halfpipe location.
Olympic gold medalist Maddie Bowman clearly best freestyle skier in the world
One of the coolest and lasting moments of the 2014 Winter Olympics was Maddie Bowman atop David Wise's shoulders, draped in the American flag, celebrating her gold-medal victory.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Local Olympians Arrive Home From Sochi
Two Monday flights from Munich and Frankfurt to Chicago held precious cargo. Among their passengers were several members of Team USA, including some local athletes, with their medals in tow.
Four American Ski Towns to Master Like a Pro
There was so much excitement around the inaugural Winter Olympic men's freestyle skiing half pipe competition.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Richard Rico: Gold medals, iron women
YOU just knew there would be a Vacaville-Olympics connection. There is, and it's golden.
The Washington Post
5Sochi Games provided memories of oppressive power and resilient spirits
Video : As the Sochi Winter Games come a close, here's a look at the top 12 social media moments from the 2014 Olympics.
Procter and Gamble claims gold in marketing arena - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 PST
The pressure to win during the 2014 Sochi Olympics is nearly as intense for marketers as it is for the athletes themselves.
Olympics: Reno's David Wise proud to put good guys in spotlight
David Wise already knows the question he'll face when he returns home, and he can deliver it in a perfect toddler voice.
Team USA: Winners and Losers
The Sochi Games were something of a wake-up call for U.S. fans and athletes accustomed to the country's strong presence on the medal podium in staple Winter events.
Big Air a likely next step at Olympics
David Wise of the United States, the men's halfpipe gold medal winner, picks up Maddie Bowman of the United States after she won the gold medal in the women's ski halfpipe final, at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Olympic Gold Winner David Wise Talks Sochi, His Lucky Accessory & What He Forgot to Pack
American freestyle skier David Wise has a whole lot to celebrate, considering he just won the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.