Bode Miller skips season-opener with back injury

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) Bode Miller is sitting out the season-opening men's World Cup giant slalom on Sunday because of a persistent back injury. U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml says Miller ''had minor problems during the whole summer. He is doing well so far but it doesn't make sense to take any risks here.'' Riml says Miller is getting treatment on a spinal...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Skiing champion Bode Miller looks to try his hand as horse racing trainer

Olympic skiing champion Bode Miller is going from the slopes to the sport of kings. The 36-year-old Miller is going to try his hand as a horse racing trainer. He will have a pretty strong mentor: Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. "[Bob Baffert], before he even knew you, named his son Bode because of how big of a ski-racing fan he is. I understand you co-own a couple horses with...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn to promote 2016 Winter Youth Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Lindsey Vonn will help promote the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. The IOC says the American skier will serve as an ambassador for the games, the same role she held for the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2012. Vonn won the gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. She missed the 2014 Sochi...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Sister Dominate Bikinis At Las Vegas Pool Party

Lindsey Vonn and her sister, Karin Kildow, dominated bikinis at a Las Vegas pool party over the weekend for Tiger Jam.
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller busted at Masters over a quesadilla?

It’s safe to say that Bode Miller’s experience at The Masters is going downhill. The Olympic ski racer had his day — or at the very least, his meal — ruined at Augusta National on Thursday when he was nabbed trying to bring a quesadilla onto the golf course. Miller and his wife, professional beach volleyball player and occasional model Morgan Beck (who took a golf ball to...
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lindsey Vonn pranks unsuspecting skiers

Earlier this year, 2010 gold medal-winning downhill skier Lindsey Vonn had to skip the Sochi Olympics due to knee surgery. Recently, she took time from rehabbing to pose as a ski ticket agent-trainee in Vail, CO. Vonn did refer to herself in the third person to see if anyone would recognize her. One man apparently did and was quite creepy about it. Other than that, unsuspecting skiers...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn fools customers as undercover ski ticket agent

If Lindsey Vonn’s skiing career ends sooner than expected, she might have a good backup plan. The famous alpine racer went undercover as a ski ticket agent in Vail, Colo., in a recent video, pretending it was her first day on the job. Vonn, who appeared in the 2010 edition of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and is dating professional golfer Tiger Woods, is recovering from knee...
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn Goes Undercover at Vail Ticket Office

All it took was a ball cap and some sunglasses for Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn to not be noticed as a ticket sales agent at Vail. Even after several clues were dropped, the skiers had no idea they were talking to Vonn: “I hear Lindsey Vonn might be on the mountain today, so you should keep your eye out. Maybe one day you’ll run into Lindsey Vonn.” The post Lindsey Vonn Goes...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shiffrin, Miller make Sochi skiing 1 for the ages

From Mikaela Shiffrin to Bode Miller, from Mario Matt to Henrik Kristoffersen, Alpine skiing at the Sochi Olympics was one for the ages. The 18-year-old Shiffrin already was pegged as the sport's face of the future, and she established herself as a star of the present by becoming the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history. ''It's going to be something that...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller out of slalom after tweaking left knee

Bode Miller will skip the last Alpine race at the Sochi Olympics, the slalom, after tweaking his surgically repaired left knee during Wednesday's giant slalom. Miller finished 20th in the giant slalom with a two-run time of 2 minutes, 47.82 seconds, more than 2 1/2 seconds slower than gold medalist Ted Ligety. Given that he'll be 40 during the 2018 Winter Games, the GS might...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller defends NBC reporter for interview that caused emotional breakdown (video)

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...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC reporter criticized for Bode Miller interview, skier defends her

The internet can be a funny place, sometimes. For the past couple Olympics, Bode Miller has been labeled a choke, because his failure to win gold medal in all the alpine events that he competes in. The choke label comes from him being so dominant in the events outside of the Olympics. Granted, he was […]Continue reading...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: 'Crazy emotional'

American skier Bode Miller is responding to criticism of an NBC post-race interview by saying it was a ''crazy emotional moment.'' The interview turned to Miller's emotions given the passing of his younger brother, Chelone, who died last year. A visibly emotional Miller began crying during the interview, leaning against a railing. The moment drew backlash toward...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller Breaks Down In Emotional Postrace Interview With NBC

Bode Miller’s postrace interview with NBC reporter Christina Cooper on Sunday has many Olympics fans and media members crying foul. Miller, a New Hampshire native, had just won the bronze medal in the super-G at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, becoming the oldest medalist in the history of Olympic alpine skiing. When approached by Cooper after the event, Miller was asked repeatedly...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller reduced to tears by NBC reporter's repeated questions about dead brother (VIDEO)

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...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Airs One Of The Most Painful Interviews You Will Ever See, With Bode Miller

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...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal for USA in Super-G

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...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller On Super-G Bronze Medal: ‘I Had A Lot To Show Today’

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...
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2 medals, strong emotions for Miller, Weibrecht

This medal mattered to Bode Miller. Not so much because, at 36, his bronze in Sunday's super-G - behind winner Kjetil Jansrud and surprise runner-up Andrew Weibrecht - makes Miller the oldest Alpine medalist in Olympic history. Or even because he now owns six medals in all, the second-highest total for a male ski racer and tied for second among U.S. Winter Olympians in any sport...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller, wife enjoy what could be his last Olympics

When Bode Miller is away from the ski slopes during the Winter Games, he might just be found joining his wife, Morgan, for a little volleyball practice in the street outside their hotel. She's a pro volleyball player with Olympic aspirations who'd love to have him hang out with her at the 2016 Games in Brazil, the way she's supporting him in Russia. ''We play...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kostelic, Miller, Ligety chase medals in combined

Bode Miller is the defending Olympic champion in the super-combined. American teammate Ted Ligety was the 2006 Olympic gold medalist, is the reigning world champion and is tied for this season's World Cup lead in the event. So one might have expected them to merit a mention when U.S. men's head coach Sasha Rearick began discussing whom he expects to perform well at the Sochi...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller leads 1st super-combined training

Bode Miller showed signs of bouncing back from his disappointing downhill result by leading the opening training session Tuesday for the super-combined. While many contenders sat out, Miller - who finished eighth in Monday's downhill - sped down the shortened Rosa Khutor downhill course in 1 minute, 56.42 seconds. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway finished second, 0.66 seconds...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Matt Lauer share awkward exchange

NBC has experienced a lot of flack from fans of the Olympics, because of their refusal to show many events live. They’ve opted to show it on tape delay, which means some fans attempt to avoid all forms of media until they can watch it in primetime. Unfortunately, NBC is not only the broadcast channel […]Continue reading...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller’s Disappointing Eighth-Place Finish A ‘Tough One To Swallow”

Bode Miller entered the men’s downhill final on Sunday as the man to beat, but after a couple of missteps on the course, Miller finished a disappointing eighth place. After posting the fastest times during two of the three training days, the American skiing star entered Sunday’s race with confidence. At 36 years old, Miller was aiming to become the oldest Alpine gold medalist...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bode Miller's wife hides head after disappointing run

Bode Miller failed to earn a medal in the Men’s Alpine Ski event and he was not alone in his disappointment. Miller’s wife, Morgan Miller was also shocked saying “Oh my God” before covering her head with her hood. Yikes. This is expected to be Miller’s final Olympics.
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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