Kearney Says Gold Medal Is “Beautiful”

Hannah Kearney of Norwich won Gold in the womens’ moguls Saturday. VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb caught up with a tired but happy and gracious Kearney by cell phone at the Athlete’s Village in Vancouver, and asked her if she was concerned about the conditions before the race.

Jacobellis Disqualified In Semifinals

Another big disappointment for Stratton Mountain’s Lindsey Jacobellis. The U.S. snowboardcross favorite lost her balance after a jump and went outside a gate in the semifinals to get disqualified.

Locals Compete In Opening Weekend Of Olympics

Several athletes from our region competed this weekend, but none cracked the top three in their sports. Nick Alexander of Lebanon, New Hampshire and Peter Frenette of Saranac Lake, New York both competed in ski jumping, and shared 41st place.

Kearney Brings Home Gold

Hannah Kearney of Norwich has won the first U.S. gold medal of the Vancouver Olympics, taking the women’s moguls Saturday night.

VT Edition: VT & The Global Market

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Ali Sarafzade, the new Director of the Vermont Global Trade Partnership about how much trade there is between Vermont businesses and overseas markets and what the potential is for the future.