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Wescott has no regrets after backcountry injury

Snowboarder Seth Wescott didn't see trouble ahead while zooming down a steep slope with a spectacular blue glacier serving as a backdrop for a movie scene he was filming. Nobody had warned him of a wide crevasse. The 37-year-old snowboarder caught a glimpse of it before crashing into a wall of ice, a violent accident that broke his tibial plateau and tore the ACL in his left...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wescott has Sochi, and 2018, in sight

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Seth Wescott looks to his father, who will be rowing in the prestigious Head of Charles Regatta later this month at age 70, and figures he should have no problem racing his snowboard down a mountain when he reaches 41. The 37-year-old Wescott is overcoming a knee injury in hopes of being healthy for the Sochi Olympics, where...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Liberty Mutual sponsoring some Sochi 2014 hopefuls

Liberty Mutual, a U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor, has announced the athletes it will be supporting for the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Paralympics. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott (snowboardcross) and former world champion Katie Uhlaender (skeleton) are on the list, as are Max Aaron (figure skating), J.R. Celski (short track speedskating), Jazmine Fenlator (bobsled), Jen...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wescott criticizes Russian law

Two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Seth Wescott says the Winter Olympics in Russia could be tarnished because of Russian legislation that bans gay ''propaganda.''
Via Fox Olympics
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Wescott denounces Russian anti-gay law

Russia's new law banning gay ''propaganda'' could end up tarnishing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Seth Wescott said. Wescott on Wednesday criticized the International Olympic Committee for selecting Sochi to host the 2014 games, saying the city hadn't proven it had the ability to hold the event. The new...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

New Fox dating show to feature various athletes

Fox is coming out with a celebrity dating show called "The Choice", which will feature various celebrities (and of course, pseudo-celebrities) matched up with normal people. Five of the six episodes will feature male celebrites, while just one will feature female celebrities. The show is similar to The Voice in content, with the celebrities judging the potential dates based...
Via Awful Announcing
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Snowboarder Seth Wescott Done for the Season

Seth Wescott, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in snowboardcross, is out for the season after surgery to reattach a torn pectoral muscle to the bone in his upper arm.
Via New York Times Sports
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Snowboarder Wescott out for rest of season

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott is out for the season after surgery to repair a torn muscle but he's expected to make a full recovery.
Via ESPN
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Snowboarder Seth Wescott done for the season

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott is out for the season after surgery to repair a torn muscle but he's expected to make a full recovery.
Via MSNBC
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Snowboarder Seth Wescott done for the season

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott is out for the season after surgery to repair a torn muscle but he's expected to make a full recovery.
Via Sign on San Diego
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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