From Career Threatening Injury at 18 to Snowboard Olympic Champion at 22 | Against All Odds

Snowboard cross isn’t just a sport for me. It’s much more. It’s my life. The Olympic final is go. Look at that, Michela Moioli’s made great progress. Oh, the edge is touched. What happened to Michela Moioli on that last jump? But that wasn’t the end. For me it was just the beginning. OLYMPIC CHANNEL […]

Russia’s most successful gymnast, Svetlana Khorkina’s legend lives on | Legends Live On

She’s a sports legend. She’s a gymnastics legend throughout the world. I paved the way for gymnastics in the 21st century and for the great gymnasts. To stay ten years at this level is something unique. And she has this charisma, a certain attitude that makes you notice her. I’d have a one-on-one discussion with […]

Shaun White: The Guy who Raised the Bar in Snowboarding | Legends Live On

To be a legend in a sport you have to change it. You force the rest of the sport to become better because you exist. He’s just an incredible athlete and amazing competitor. I’ve done more in business and in life and these things than I ever have after winning the Olympics. There is that […]

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first snurfing competition in 1968. Over […]

Chile’s First Olympic Gold – González & Massú on Men’s Tennis Doubles 2004 | Olympic Rewind

Our priority as players was always playing in the singles, but we knew each other very well. Fernando and I grew up playing doubles together from a early age, and we had a particular style playing doubles, very different to other players. We use to play on the baseline, almost like a game of singles. […]

A surprising Ice Hockey tradition in the south | Olympic Outposts

Australia is a sport loving nation. Rugby, cricket, Aussie rules football dominate this country. Ice hockey is probably the last thing you’d think you’d see here, but they’ve been playing it for over 100 years and actually have one of the oldest hockey federations in the world. Even after all that time, it’s a long […]

How Japanese Teen Ayumu Hirano defied USA’s Snowboarding Dominance | Game Breakers

Snowboarding is not a major sport in Japan. The pipes in Japan are not up to the standards of the rest of the world. But I always believe in myself and try to perform my best no matter how bad the conditions are. Instead of trying to flip as high as I can I prefer […]

The Incredible Story of India’s Formidable place in Hockey | Land of Legends

(BETWEEN 1928 AND 1956, INDIA MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM) (SCORED 178 GOALS AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES) (AND CONCEDED ONLY 7 GOALS) (7.43 GOALS PER MATCH) (25-GAME UNBEATEN STREAK) (6 GOLD MEDALS) (LAND OF LEGENDS) (INDIA, LAND AREA – 328 MILLION SQ KIOMETRES) (2ND MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY WITH OVER 1.3 BILLION PEOPLE) (SANSARPUR, A SMALL VILLAGE WITH […]

Williams Sisters are the near Perfect Tennis Pair | The Olympics On The Record

You join us in the second set of the semifinals of the women’s doubles tennis competition at London 2012. Russia versus the United States. The winner goes through to the gold-medal match. What a great tie we have here today. Here’s Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia and they’re up against the might of […]

Katarina Witt – The Diva on Ice with a huge heart | Legends Live On

I must have been 5 or 6 when I first stepped onto the ice of my own free will. (LEGENDS LIVE ON KATARINA WITT) I fell in love with everything to do with it and begged my parents, “Please let me become an ice skater!” East Germany had put people into programmes and she chose […]