American snowboarders soar above expectations at Olympics

JUDY WOODRUFF: If you have been watching the snowboarding competitions at the Winter Games in South Korea the past few nights, there’s no other way to describe some of those feats as than simply amazing. The U.S. snowboarding team is collecting quite a few medals and, as Jeffrey Brown is here to discuss, features some…

Cross Country Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – stories to watch. Cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing was part of the inaugural Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, 1924. Its epic contests of stamina leave enduring images of beards draped in growing icicles and sinewy limbs growing more rubbery as they hum through the elements and biting fatigue. (EVENTS AT PYEONGCHANG 2018) In…

Kaiserin Elisabeth (Sisi) – Elisabeth und der Sport

Elisabeth and Sport The Horsewoman Empress Elisabeth was one of the most accomplished horsewomen of her day. She learned to ride at a young age. Her father Duke Max was a brilliant horseman and even had a circus ring at his palace in Munich, where he performed himself. Sisi was already a good rider when…

World Championships behind-the-scenes | All Around Bonus Content

I’m at the German Embassy, ready for our visa applications. It’s for our trip to Stuttgart. Have you been there before? -She hasn’t been anywhere! -She’s been to Russia. Oh, that’s brilliant… the nearest country to China! When did you go to Russia? In winter, when it was snowing. It’s so painful to make a…