Wednesday, February 24, 2010


ANOTHER FIRST. Americas great run at the Olympics continued yesterday when our squad won a medal for the first time ever in Nordic Combined. The sport which combines ski jumping and cross country skiing joined the five-ringed menu in 1924.

(l-r) Bill Demong of the US and compatriots Johnny Spillane, Todd Lodwick and Brett Camerota react after the men's Nordic Combined team 4x5 km at the Whistler Olympic Park during the Vancouver Winter Olympics on February 23, 2010. Austria claimed gold in the Nordic Combined team competition with the US finishing second and Germany claiming bronze.

(Photo credit should read Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

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