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It’s been an unusually rough Winter Olympics for American skier Bode Miller. Miller failed to medal through the first week of competition in Sochi, but he finally found his way to the podium Sunday.
Miller took bronze in the men’s super-G competition, finishing tied with Canada’s Jan Hudec, who also got a bronze medal behind gold medalist Kjetil Jansrud of Norway and U.S. teammate Andrew Weibrecht, who won silver.
Miller had disappointing runs to start the Winter Games, coming in sixth place in the super combined, and eighth in the men’s downhill competition. The New Hampshire native sat out the entire 2013 ski season recovering from a knee injury, and he hadn’t won a race in more than two years, so Miller placed some emphasis on the super-G race.
“If it’s not the most important race of my life, it’s right there with it,” Miller said, via USA Today. “I had a lot to show today.”
And show it, he did. Miller skied almost with reckless abandon Sunday, risking it all and just barely kee...
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An interview that occurred after Bode Miller won a bronze medal in the Super G on Sunday is generating more attention than the veteran skier’s impressive performance through which he secured is sixth Winter Olympics medal. Shortly after the final skiers finished and the results were final, Miller was approached by NBC reporter Christin Cooper […]The post Bode Miller defends NBC...
Bode Miller is no stranger to media attention or the Olympic Games. At 36 years of age, Miller today became the oldest alpine skier medalist in Olympic history with a [tie for] bronze in the Super-G. The medal was his sixth overall as he further cemented himself as the all-time most decorated American alpine skier dating back to 2002. This is despite the fact that he came home...
Norway’s Kjetil Jansurd won the fourth straight Olympic super-G gold medal on Sunday, finishing the course in 1 minute, 18.14 seconds. Andrew Weibrecht took the silver and Bode Miller won the bronze for the United States. Jan Hudec of Canada tied Miller for third. NBC Olympics Thanks for all the support, today was one of the most emotional days of my life. I miss my brother...
NBC is under fire after one of its reporters questioned bronze medal winning skier Bode Miller so much about the death of his brother he began to sob uncontrollably on camera.Correspondent Christin Cooper interviewed Miller just moments after he finished third in the Super G final Sunday, making the 36-year-old both the most medaled skier in history and the oldest person to win an...
No one in downhill skiing circles has ever accused Bode Miller of a lack of personality.
But perhaps at the ripe old athletic age of 36, he has turned over a new leaf.
In Sochi, Russia downhill skier Bode Miller became the oldest man ever to medal in an Alpine event, taking the Bronze in the men’s Super G in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
It was a redemption if sorts for the decorated...
Kjetil Jansrud of Norway finished 0.30 seconds ahead of Andrew Weibrect of the United States to win the gold medal in Men’s Super-G event.
Bode Miller of the United States finally found the podium becoming the oldest winner of an Olympic alpine skiing medal. The 36-year-old Miller tied for the bronze medal in Sunday’s at Rosa Khutor.
Canada’s Jan Hudec tied Miller for the...
Bode Miller salvaged what has been a disappointing trip to Sochi on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in the men’s super-G. The 36-year-old became the oldest alpine skier in Olympic history to win a medal. After the race, he was overcome with emotion when NBC’s Christin Cooper asked several questions about his late brother. […]
Last year, 36-year old snowboarder Bode Miller lost his younger brother, Chelone, after the 29-year old suffered a fatal seizure related to the TBI he suffered in a dirt bike accident years earlier. If anything, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi could have been an inspirational release for Bode, as he performed with a heavy heart and sincere goal to perform for the memory of his...
NBC Sports reporter Christen Cooper is sorry she made Olympic alpine ski racer Bode Miller cry asking about his dead brother but...the NBC camera is gonna get right in there and try and get under his goggles anyway.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
In recent days, NBC's primetime Olympic coverage is being viewed as a scripted miniseries under the veil of Olympic competition. The story of the Sochi games isn't as much about the athletes or the medal count or even the actual world-class sporting event taking place. It's about tugging at the heartstrings of viewers across the land and finding stories that will...
WXIA-TV Atlanta's Brenda Wood is not happy that NBC's Christen Cooper took 4 swipes at getting Bode Miller to cry. **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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Bode Miller has responded on Twitter to reactions over NBC and Christin Cooper's interview of him at the Sochi Olympics.
While everyone on the internets was busy blasting NBC Christin Cooper and her interview with Bode Miller on Sunday...I was reminded of "Bode Baseball".
That's right, not only is the 36-year-old America's most decorated Olympic downhill skier, he is also a former Minor League baseball player.
In 2006, Miller signed a one-game contract...
Julia Mancuso is leaving the door more than open for a 2018 Winter Olympics run in PyeongChang.
The 29-year-old four-time medal winner said after failing to finish a giant slalom qualifying run on Tuesday that being in Sochi makes her want to compete again in four years.
''At the beginning of the season, I felt like there was no way I could come back,'' the American...