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Maria Hoefl-Riesch – Germany – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Maria Hoefl-Riesch - Germany - Alpine Skiing

Maria Hoefl-Riesch is a 29 year old Alpine skier from Germany. Sochi will be her second Olympics. She participated in five Alpine events in Vancouver in 2010 winning two golds – one in Slalom, the other in Super Combined, and placing in the top five in the other three – the first women to ever […]

Jackie Chamoun – Lebanon – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Jackie Chamoun - Lebanon - Alpine Skiing

Jackie is a 22 year old alpine skier from Lebanon. Sochi will be her 2nd Olympics. She participated in the Slalom in Vancouver in 2010 where she finished 54th. She’s entered in the same event in Sochi and is not expected to be a contender. Her best finish in an world championship was last year […]

Jackie Chamoun – Lebanon – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Jackie Chamoun - Lebanon - Alpine Skiing

Jackie is a 22 year old alpine skier from Lebanon. Sochi will be her 2nd Olympics. She participated in the Slalom in Vancouver in 2010 where she finished 54th. She’s entered in the same event in Sochi and is not expected to be a contender. Her best finish in an world championship was last year […]

Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn – Thailand – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn - Thailand - Alpine Skiing

One of the more interesting human interest stories at Sochi is that of Vanessa Vanakorn, or as she is better known, Vanessa Mae. Vanessa Vanakorn is a 35 year old alpine skier who will compete in the Giant Slalom for Thailand Vanessa-Mae is an internationally known British concert violinist and recording artist. How this all […]

Tina Maze – Slovenia – Alpine Skiing – Sochi Edition


Posted in Winter 2014
Tina Maze - Slovenia - Alpine Skiing - Sochi Edition

Tina is a spokesperson for Zlatarna Celje jewelry, so I thought I’d use one of her advertisements to lead off her post. Personal: Facebook Twitter Wikipedia Tina is a 30 year old Slovenian alpine skier. Sochi is her fourth Olympic games and she’s brought home three medals (1 gold, 2 silver). She had a historic […]

Anna Fenninger – Austria – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Anna Fenninger - Austria - Alpine Skiing

Anna is a 24 year old Austrian Alpine skier. She is a two-time Olympian having competed, but not medaled, in Vancouver. She’s competed in the World Cup for eight years and has five wins and 23 podium appearance. Her best events are Super-G and Giant Slalom. Personal Website Facebook Twitter Wikipedia Anna devotes a considerable […]

Julia Mancuso – USA – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Julia Mancuso - USA - Alpine Skiing

Julia is 29 year old Alpine Skiier from the US. This will be her fourth Olympics having skied in Salt Lake City (2002), Turin (2006) and Vancouver (2010). She is also a repeat Olympian (both from 2010 and earlier this year as a Lange Girl). Julia as a Lange Girl Family Scandal Julia grew up […]

The Lange Girls – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
The Lange Girls - Alpine Skiing

Who are the Lange Girls you ask? Lange is a ski boot manufacturer. For decades, they have been producing posters of what basically back in the 50’s and 60’s were called “pin-ups”. Originally, they were just no-name models posing with Lange gear but the models became affectionately known as “Lange Girls”. Here’s some of the […]

Tina Weirather – Liechtenstein – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2014
Tina Weirather - Liechtenstein - Alpine Skiing

Even though NBC won’t be carrying the opening ceremonies, Oglympic tradition says I should highlight at least one flag bearer (Maria Sharapova got the call for the 2012 Summer Games). For these games, it’s Tina Weirather. Personal Tina is a 25 year old Alpine skier from Lichtenstein. Her mother, Hanni Wetzel, was a two time […]

Chemmy Alcott – Great Britain – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2010
Chemmy Alcott - Great Britain - Alpine Skiing

Chemmy Alcott competed in all five major Alpine events in Vancouver. Her final appearance was Friday in the Slalom event where she recorded a DNF. Still she’s a medal winner in our Oglympics competition.

Tina Maze – Slovenia – Alpine Skiiing – Vancouver


Posted in Winter 2010
Tina Maze - Slovenia - Alpine Skiiing - Vancouver

Tina earns her Oglympic presence not due to her Silver medal winning effort but for one candid photo that a paparazzi managed to grab of her spending time at the beach.

Julia Mancuso – USA – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2010
Julia Mancuso - USA - Alpine Skiing

Julia takes a silver medal in the downhill behind teammate Lindsay Vonn with a surprisingly strong performance and adds another silver in the super-combined to become the first American woman to win three Olympic medals.

Lindsey Vonn – USA – Alpine Skiing


Posted in Winter 2010
Lindsey Vonn - USA - Alpine Skiing

Coming into the Vancouver Games, the face of the Olympics (at least here in the United States) is undoubtedly the lovely Lindsey Vonn. Lindsey combines cover girl good looks, with a athletic talent that is peaking at exactly the right time.

Lindsey Vonn’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit video


Posted in Winter 2010
Lindsey Vonn's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit video

Lindsey talks about her Whistler modeling session for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition.

Lindsey Vonn’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Gallery


Posted in Winter 2010
Lindsey Vonn's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Gallery

You only got to see a few of the photos in the magazine but now I get to present to you all 45 photos from Lindsay appearance in the famed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.