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Meet Mexican skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe

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Saturday, Mexican alpine skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe will make his long-awaited sixth Olympic appearance in men's slalom. More>>

Going for Gold: Four man bobsled Video included

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The US four-man bobsled team, travels with their mechanic, Jim "Cheech" Garde who makes slight adjustments on their Night Train 2 sleigh after almost every run. More>>

Going for Gold: Mikaela Shiffrin

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She's the reigning world cup champion in slalom and Tuesday night, Mikaela Shiffrin went for gold in the women's giant slalom. More>>

Going for Gold: Lolo Jones Video included

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While most of the athletes on the U.S. women's bobsled team are relative unknowns, there is one particular athlete on the team who isn't a stranger to the Olympic spotlight, or to controversy. The Olympic Zone sat down with Lolo Jones whose transition from Olympic hurdler to Olympic bobsledder brought headlines from coast to coast.Jones is one in a group of world class track and field stars hoping to push the United States to a gold medal in bobsled. “I was actually recruited, I didn't know I... More>>

Going for Gold: Alex and Maia Shibutani

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Alex and Maia Shibutani are ice dancers from Michigan who say their close relationship has led to their meteoric rise in the sport. More>>

Going for Gold: Taylor and Arielle Gold Video included

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For the parents of Olympians, the pre-dawn drives to practice, expenses and countless sacrifices made all seem to pay off when their child, or children, come to the Olympic starting line. More>>

Going for Gold: Noelle Pikus-Pace

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For most Olympic athletes, getting to the games would be impossible without their families. More>>

Going for Gold: Lindsey Van

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Ski jumping's Olympic roots go back to the first Winter Games held in 1924. But never before had women been included in Olympic ski jumping until now. The Olympic Zone's Brian Schactman has the story of 29-year-old American Lindsey Van, a world champion and pioneer whose fight for inclusion has finally paid off. More>>

Going for Gold: Kris Freeman

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For American cross-country skier Kris Freeman, Sochi represents his fourth career Olympics. He'll not only be representing the United State but also diabetic athletes everywhere. More>>

Going for Gold: Bode Miller

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No U.S. skier has won more Olympic medals than 36-year-old Bode Miller, but his Olympic journey hasn’t always been easy. More>>

Going for Gold: Hannah Kearney

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For athletes at the Olympics, handling the pressure of competition is one of their biggest challenges; a reality that American freestyle skier Hannah Kearney has dealt with at two Olympics with very different results. More>>

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