Jan Hudec with his bronze medal, after placing third in super-G ending Canada's 20 year alpine drought, during the medal ceremony at Olympic Park February 16, 2014 at the Sochi Winter Olympics. (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)
American figure skater Gracie Gold performs during an exhibition gala Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace after competition had concluded for the Sochi Olympics. (John MacDougall / AFP / Getty Images / February 22, 2014)
The U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation today announced the athletes who will represent the US in the women’s & men’s skeleton events at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. US Olympic Team nominations are subject to approval by the US Olympic Committee. Noelle Pikus-Pace (Orem, Utah) & Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Co) earned the 2 women’s spots. Matt Antoine (Prairie du Chien, Wis.), John Daly (Smithtown, NY) and Kyle Tress (Ewing, NJ) qualified for the 3 men’s positions.
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16: Bronze medalist Denny Morrison (Fort St. John, British Columbia) of Canada celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Mens 1500 m Speed Skating on day 9 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)