Park City Olympic and Paralympic Homecoming Parade April 5

Park City Olympic and Paralympic Homecoming Parade April 5

To honor the Olympians and Paralympians that live, train and coach in Park City, a Homecoming Parade and Celebration will be held on Park City’s historic Main Street, Saturday, April 5, from 1-5 pm.

Come and see Women's Ski Jumping USA Olympians Sarah Hendrickson, Lindsey Van and Jessica Jerome. Over 20 Olympians and medalists are expected to participate.

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Hendrickson and Olympic Trials event nominated for annual Governor's State of Sport Awards

Hendrickson and Olympic Trials event nominated for annual Governor's State of Sport Awards

PARK CITY, Utah – Women’s ski jumping will be highlighted in the third annual Governor's State of Sport Awards on April 22, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission and presented by Zions Bank. The first-ever U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s ski jumping is nominated as “Event of the Year” and Sarah Hendrickson, of Park City, is nominated as “Pro/Olympian Female Athlete of the Year”.

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Maurer, 17, wins second gold at Junior Nationals

Maurer, 17, wins second gold at Junior Nationals

Manon Maurer, of Park City, won her second-consecutive gold at the 2014 Junior National Championships, this year held in Anchorage, Alaska. Maurer, 17, a member of the Visa Women's Ski Jumping Development Team, jumped 59.5 and 59 meters on the 64-meter hill. Sabina Gasienica, of the Central Division, was 2nd with jumps of 53 and 51.5 meters.

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Van undergoes successful knee surgery

PARK CITY, Utah – Olympian and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van underwent successful surgery on her left knee Thursday in Salt Lake City and today began a robust six-month physical therapy and rehab program.  Van's procedure included ACL reconstruction and microfracture surgery, performed by U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Andrew Cooper of Salt Lake City.  

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Lussi, Englund scale podium at Continental Cup in Falun

Lussi, Englund scale podium at Continental Cup in Falun

FALUN, Sweden – American Nina Lussi captured her first career Continental Cup (COC) win Saturday in Falun, Sweden, where next year athletes from around the world will descend for the 2015 World Nordic Ski Championships. Lussi backed-up the win with a 2nd-place finish on Sunday, followed by teammate Nita Englund, who claimed her first COC podium finish. Lussi came to Falun looking to build on the success of her 5th and 6th place finishes in Lahti, Finland, in mid-February.

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Jerome soars to 2nd in World Cup competition in Romania

Jerome soars to 2nd in World Cup competition in Romania

RASNOV, Romania — In her first World Cup event after debuting her sport in the Olympic Winter Games, Jessica Jerome leaped to a 2nd-place finish Sunday at the brand new ski jump facility in Rasnov, Romania. It was Jerome’s second World Cup podium finish in two years. She improved Sunday after a 15th-place finish on Saturday in challenging wind conditions.

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Jerome, Van, and Hendrickson nominated to Olympic Team

Jerome, Van, and Hendrickson nominated to Olympic Team

PARK CITY, Utah — Three of the top women ski jumpers in the world were nominated today to represent the U.S. on the first-ever Olympic women’s ski jumping team. Lindsey Van, Jessica Jerome, and Sarah Hendrickson will make their historic Winter Games debut on Feb. 11 in Sochi, Russia.

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