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In an epic game, the US women’s ice hockey team beats Canada to win gold during shootout

The U.S. women's team hasn't won gold since 1998 — the first year women's hockey was a sport at the Olympic Games.

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Team USA bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs win silver at the Winter Olympics

Meyers Taylor is the veteran on the U.S. women's bobsled team.
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Silver medalist Nick Goepper says talking openly about depression is part of his “healing process”

"I just really appreciate that people are listening to my story and can take inspiration from it."

Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor isn’t done breaking gender and race barriers in bobsledding

"People think that people of color should just be in the back of the sled, which is crazy to hear in 2018," she said in an exclusive interview with Mic.

Adam Rippon is the first out gay American athlete to medal at the Winter Olympics

In his words, his “blades are sharp” but his “tongue is sharper.”

Chloe Kim leads the halfpipe qualifier, could be the youngest female snowboarder to win Olympic gold

The snowboard prodigy has been hitting the slopes since she was four.

2018 Winter Olympics: Team USA bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is America’s hardest-working athlete

Meyers Taylor retired from softball when the IOC dropped the sport in 2005. She's since picked up bobsledding, and in Pyeongchang, she'll go for the gold.

2018 Winter Olympics: Erin Jackson is the first African-American woman to ever compete in long track

Jackson learned to speed skate in just four months of formal training.

Gus Kenworthy didn’t medal in slopestyle at this Olympics, but his on-camera kiss made him a legend

Kenworthy is also the first male professional action sports athlete in the U.S. to come out as gay.

2018 Winter Olympics: Maame Biney is the first African-American woman on the USA speedskating team

At 18 years old, she's the youngest woman on the U.S. short track team.

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu is the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympics

She finished the Olympics in 10th place in the individual women's figure skating event.

Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin Prove to the World That Olympians Are Human

The stress and pressure on olympic athletes is great, but they are still human with their own set of faults as well.