Tuesday Feb 25
Torin Yater-Wallace loves skiing and rap music
The 18-year-old Olympic athlete not only has a love for skiing, but also for rap music.
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Fri Feb 21, 2014
Online learning: An Olympic-style opportunity for all kids
Did you know a few simple new laws could help every U.S. child access the same kind of education available to young Olympic athletes? Many high-performing young athletes complete their academics online, many through private and public programs such as California's Capistrano Connections Academy, which is owned by Pearson.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Taylor Swift sends special shout out to... Taylor Swift had Olympic...
TAYLOR SWIFT had Olympic skier TORIN YATER-WALLACE smiling from ear to ear recently after recording a good luck message for the sports team and sending a special shout out to the teen, who is a big fan.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Russian security forces attack Pussy Riot band members with horsewhips
Olympian Torin Yater-Wallace and the X Games Feb 17 Olympian Torin Yater-Wallace and the X Games.
Ramsey: A suddenly blazing Maze stands between Shiffrin and slalom gold
US Skier Mikaela Shiffrin takes a gate on her way to a fifth place finish in the Olympic Womens' Giant Slalom event Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Sochi Olympic Games.
Kiszla: David Wise takes family values to extreme
While winning an Olympic gold medal, American skier David "The Undude" Wise did the freakiest trick you will ever see in a halfpipe.
Olympic Skier Reveals Dream Date with Taylor Swift
Some of this year's hottest U.S. Olympians are the young members of the ski competitions and one of them, freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace, was lucky enough to get a shout-out from Taylor Swift after revealing that he sometimes listens to the pop star's music before events.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
What to watch today in the Sochi Winter Games
Posted on: 9:20 am, February 18, 2014, by KFOR-TV and A. Edwards and CNN Wire , updated on: 09:28am, February 18, 2014 The weather forecast is the most watched item in the athletes village, snowboard cross is like NASCAR on the white stuff and the Dutch seem likely for another podium sweep in speed skating.
Contra Costa Times
David Wise wins gold for USA in skiing halfpipe
David Wise of the United States gets air during the men's ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Medals won in first Olympic ski halfpipe
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Maze in pole position, violinist Mae...
Slovenian alpine skier Tina Maze established an iron grip on the Olympic women's giant slalom on Tuesday as Thai violin virtuoso Vanessa Mae -- sprinkling stardust on the soggy slopes -- limped in last.
Ski and symphony as Sochi gets starstruck
German duo Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Viktoria Rebensburg are favourites for Tuesday's Olympic women's giant slalom, but they could be muscled out of the spotlight by a slender violinist from Thailand.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Olympics preview: Torin Yater-Wallace talks new event ski halfpipe
Ski halfpipe, the ski version of the event that made Shaun White a household name, makes its Olympic debut in Sochi on Feb. 18 .
The Wichita Eagle
Skiing's Yater-Wallace, 18, knows how much he's given up
They wish they could travel the world as a ski competitor. They wish they could savor the sights and taste the exotic food.
The Washington Post
Wise a favorite in Olympic debut of ski halfpipe
Shhh! Don't say anything because American halfpipe skier David Wise is trying to keep this hush-hush until race day: He's got a new trick to unveil in the final.
Meet Freestyle Skiing's Next Shaun White: Torin Yater-Wallace
At just 15 years old, he became the youngest to win an X Games medal and then shortly after became the youngest to ever win a gold medal at the event.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Daily Beast
Olympian Diet Tips for Mortals
American skier Torin Yater-Wallace is taking full advantage of the free McDonald's available to Olympic athletes in Sochi.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Ramsey: Extreme slopestyle skiing is all the rage in Sochi
Eight American fans from Buffalo, N.Y., bellowed the national anthem while three American slopestyle skiers celebrated a medal sweep.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
American Skier Torin Yater-Wallace Loves Free McDonald's in Olympic Village
McDonald's continues to be a sponsor of the Olympics , so athletes are lucky enough to get free food in the Olympic Village.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
U.S. half-pipe team unfazed by security concerns
U.S. athletes in Sochi say they're not too worried about the latest wave of security concerns threatening the Olympic Games.