Olympics Tag

Posted On October 13, 2014By Maggie NelsonIn Girlzone, Men

#MCM: Sage Kotsenburg

-Sage Kotsenburg- Twitter: @sagekotsenburg Instagram: sagekotsenburg Known for: Winning a gold medal in the Olympics, being a badass snowboarder.   -Sage is a gorgeous snowboarder from Park City, Utah. He won his first gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, but he has also won medals in the 2012 and 2011 Winter X-Games. With those beautiful eyes and adorable smile you can’t help but swoon over this mountain man. Swoon.                    Read More

Posted On August 13, 2014By Ascher RobbinsIn Girls, Manzone

#WCW: McKayla Maroney

-McKayla Maroney- Twitter: @McKaylaMaroney Instagram: mckaylamaroney Known for: Starring for the USA Women’s Gymnastics Team, notably winning one gold and one silver medal at the 2012 Summer Games.   -In the Summer Olympics of 2012, McKayla Maroney captured America’s hearts by winning one gold medal, and perhaps just as memorably, providing a facial expression that generated a thousand memes when she showed her displeasure at finishing second in a different event. But since the 2012 games, the then-16 year-old has grown up a bit, and turned from a precocious young gymnastRead More

Posted On July 7, 2014By Anthony LuceIn Buzzworthy, The Scene

USA Knocked Out of World Cup: Still #1

If any of you have been trying to watch real sports on ESPN recently, you may have seen that the United States Men’s Soccer team was eliminated from this World Wide European and South American soccer tournament known as the World Cup. Despite making it further than much of the world expected, the Yanks could not prevail over the world’s leading waffle maker. This comes to no surprise because historically America has not been the best at soccer , football, futbol, or whatever the heck it is called. America mayRead More

Posted On February 19, 2014By Cat HauslerIn Sports, Sports Takes

Why the USA Women’s Hockey Team is Awesome

When I was eight, my parents moved us from the San Francisco Bay Area to a small Colorado mountain town. Don’t ask me why, it’s a long story… Anyway, apparently, one day after we’d been in Colorado for a few months, I came home from school and announced, “Carlee’s dad is starting a girl’s hockey team and I’m going to play!” My parents were surprised to say the least. Not only had I never played hockey before, but I could barely skate. Still, I did join the Lady Blades hockeyRead More

Posted On February 9, 2014By Sophie TahranIn Buzzworthy, The Scene

#SOCHIPROBLEMS

Hosting the Olympics is like the real world equivalent of running for Senior Class President in high school. You’re put under the magnifying glass and just asking to be critiqued and ridiculed. Everything you do is being translated to people of very different backgrounds. And every once in a while, there’s a slim chance that you might just be epically successful. Key words: slim chance. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are not off to a great start in their bid for epic success. Even before the games began thisRead More

Posted On February 7, 2014By StaffIn Gallery

Epic Powder

Winter in Colorado makes for some awesome powder days. Our friend Bjorn Bauer lives on the slopes, taking the sickest action shots you’ll find online. With the Olympics coming up, it’s time you appreciate the beauty of skiing and snowboarding. Enjoy. And please, check out all of Bjorn’s amazing work here.                            Read More

Posted On January 15, 2014By StaffIn Girls, Manzone

#WCW – Olympian Babe Lara Gut

Happy Wednesday, bros. Here’s a smokin’ snowbunny from Switzerland, who you’ll probably see on the podium next month. Meet Olympian Lara Gut.   -Lara Gut- Twitter: @laragut Website: www.laragut.ch Known for: Being a badass Olympic athlete. -Lara Gut is every reason you need to watch Alpine Skiing in the Sochi Olympics this February. Her flying down the mountain at 80 mph on skis is the first reason. Her in a spandex speed suit is a very close second. With Lindsey Vonn out for the Games, Lara is not just theRead More