Olympics http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Spotted In Downtown Evanston http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/spotted-downtown-evanston <p>When our Cultural Affairs and Production Director Micah Schweizer was out and about in Evanston, he found evidence of the <strong><a href="http://www.jamaicabobsleighteam.com/">Jamaica Bobsleigh Team</a></strong>. This small Wyoming town helped train and send the Jamaican team to the 2014 Olympics.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:32:38 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 54784 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Spotted In Downtown Evanston UW Graduate And Olympian Expects American To Do Well In Sochi http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-graduate-and-olympian-expects-american-do-well-sochi <p>A former Wyoming Olympian and University of Wyoming Graduate will be serving as a U.S. Representative for the February Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. &nbsp;Sarah Konrad graduated from U.W. with a PhD in Glaciology in 2001 and went on to qualify in cross country skiing and the Biathlon at the 2006 games in Torino, Italy.&nbsp; Konrad currently works at U.W. as the Associate Director of Wyoming’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 02:10:29 +0000 Jordan Giese 53062 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net UW Graduate And Olympian Expects American To Do Well In Sochi Wyoming's Newlin just misses Olympic medal http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyomings-newlin-just-misses-olympic-medal <p>Wyoming’s Athletes will leave the London Olympics without medals.&nbsp; Riverton’s Brett Newlin just missed earning a medal when the U-S eight man rowing team he was a part of placed fourth, just behind Great Britain.&nbsp;</p><p>Meanwhile, Cheyenne's Jennifer Nichols was eliminated Tuesday in the archery competition.&nbsp;</p><p>Nichols was competing in her third Olympic games.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:59:30 +0000 Bob Beck 27831 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming's Newlin just misses Olympic medal Former Israeli Olympian And “Munich Massacre” Survivor To Speak In Jackson http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/former-israeli-olympian-and-munich-massacre-survivor-speak-jackson <p>Dan Alon was a fencer on the Israeli team in the 1972 Olympics. That year, terrorists broke into the Olympic Village and attacked the Israeli team members, killing 11 of them. Alon was one of the few who escaped. He&rsquo;ll be speaking in Jackson on August 9, and he talks with Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Willow Belden now.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:50:13 +0000 Willow Belden 27619 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Former Israeli Olympian And “Munich Massacre” Survivor To Speak In Jackson