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.

Barre Midwife Headed To Haiti

We spoke with Vermont midwife Katherine Bramhall several years ago, after a natural disaster-the tsunami that ravaged Bali in December of 2004. Katherine Bramhall explains why a birthing clinic is so important in a place like Haiti that’s thrown into sudden and unexpected chaos.

Teter Takes Silver, Bronze For Clark

Vermont’s streak of women’s half-pipe gold came to an end last night when Australian Torah Bright defeated defending champion Hannah Teter of Belmont by 2.6 points to win the gold. Teter took the silver medal. The 2002 champion, Kelly Clark of West Dover fell on her first run and hit the deck on an awkward landing on her second but still took bronze.

Newell Crashes In Qualification Round

A big disappointment for Shaftsbury’s Andy Newell yesterday. The U.S. favorite crashed in the qualification round of the men’s cross-country individual sprint classic and didn’t advance to the quarterfinals. He’ll have another chance to compete in the team event. Newell ranked 45th overall.