Snowboard Cross

Sochi Just Got a Little Bit More X-treme

Gal's Got Game | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada
Gal's Got Game

For years, the International Olympic Committee has sought to attract a younger crowd to tune in as the best athletes from around the world battle in sport. But never has the Olympics drawn such inspiration from another games as it has for the Sochi Olympics, where half of 12 new events come directly from the Winter X Games -- an action-packed extreme sport competition.

I Didn't Care About the Olympics Until I Met This Athlete

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Diane Weber Bederman

Not too long ago, the CBC started its countdown to Sochi -- 100 days. Yawn. I don't know when I lost interest in the Olympics. But that all changed the other day when I found myself at the gym standing beside this tall, handsome, athletic young man, who it turns out, is on the short list for Canada's Olympic snowboarding cross team.