Demong Carries U.S. Flag In Closing Ceremony

At the closing ceremony of the Olympic yesterday, Vermontville, New York’s Billy Demong was the U.S. flag bearer. But he also carried the banner as the first U.S. Olympic champion in Nordic sports.

Bill Demong Wins Gold Medal

The United States won their first ever gold medal in the Nordic sports when Billy Demong of Vermontville, New York and Johnny Spillane finished with gold and silver in a Nordic combined large hill competition.

Interview: Patrick Garrity From Vancouver

We’ve been checking with Patrick Garrity of the Burlington Free Press from Vancouver during these 2010 Olympics and now that they’re almost over we’re catching up with him once more. This time, we talk hockey.

Cross Country Skiers Have Strong Finish

Local cross country skiers had a strong day yesterday in Olympic competition in Vancouver. The men and women’s team sprint finals took place in warm weather, around 50 degrees, some spectators were wearing short-sleeved shirts.  

Bode Miller Brings Home Gold

A big weekend for Franconia, New Hampshire’s Bode Miller. He picked up a gold medal yesterday in the men’s super-combined. It was an amazing run down the slalom portion of the race, after finishing seventh in the down hill portion.

Stratton Mountain Students Root For Alums

Vermonters have had plenty of local heroes to root for in the 2010 Winter Olympics.  The Stratton Mountain School has Five alumni competing in this year’s games, but so far the results have included a couple of big disappointments.