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Olympic Recap Day 13

The U.S. women’s hockey team played Canada in the Gold medal game last night and WON it in a SHOOTOUT.  The last time we won was in 1998.  Canada took the Gold in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRmZUNO4Y5s

Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins became the first American women to EVER medal in cross-country skiing at the Olympics . . . and it was a GOLD medal.  They won the team sprint event by TWO-TENTHS of a second.

Jessie is 26.  Kikkan is 35 and the only MOM on the U.S. Olympic team this year.  She has a 22-month-old son, and this is her FIFTH Olympics, but she’d never medaled before.  The only other time a U.S. skier medaled in cross-country was in 1976.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvMcvWvjf0I

Freestyle skier David Wise also took GOLD yesterday in men’s halfpipe, and fellow American Alex Ferreirawon the Silver.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2LGaP8t9Zo

Lauren Gibbs and Elana Meyers Taylor also won a Silver medal in women’s bobsled . . . snowboarder Jamie Anderson took Silver in women’s big air . . . and the U.S. women’s speed skating team won a Bronze in the team pursuit event.



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