Olympics

Two ice skaters waving (© Bernat Armangue/AP Images)

Pyeongchang Top Shots

ShareAmerica is featuring a photo a day from the Winter Olympics. Keep your eyes on this page as the gallery grows with the best photos from Pyeongchang.
Two skaters hugging (© Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

The style and drama of Olympic figure skating

Figure skating has become an iconic part of the Winter Games, with spectators fascinated by the stories behind the skaters and the drama and fashion they bring to the Olympics.
Three ice skaters (© Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Olympic figure skating: The early years

The evolution of figure skating is linked closely to the modern Olympic movement. The gravity-defying, glamour-loving athletes of today owe their sport to these pioneers on the ice.
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic gold medal (© Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

What’s behind those shiny Olympic medals?

Olympic gold medals are among the most prestigious prizes in sports, bringing fame and fortune. But they're mostly silver, and worth just $576 in metals.
Skier going downhill (Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Here’s a free 2018 Winter Olympics poster of Ted Ligety

Ted Ligety was on skis at age 2 and began racing at 11. The 2006 Olympic gold winner will again compete as a member of the 2018 USA men’s alpine ski team.
Chloe Kim in air on snowboard, with blue sky and mountains in background (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Here’s a free 2018 Winter Olympics poster of Chloe Kim

Meet one of America's Winter Olympics medal hopefuls: Chloe Kim, who can perform some of snowboarding’s most challenging stunts.
Vice President and Mrs. Pence applauding at the Olympics (© AP Images)

Pence attends dazzling Olympic ceremony

The Winter Olympics began with a panoply of fireworks, music, dance and lights in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Vice President Pence led the U.S. delegation.
Snowboarder flying in air (© Getty Images)

Snowboard phenom Chloe Kim ready for Winter Games in South Korea...

Seventeen-year-old American snowboarder Chloe Kim is ready to wow the world in the halfpipe event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Three speedskaters skating by Olympic logo (© Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Girls who do sports succeed

Participating in sports makes girls physically healthier, boosts their confidence, and increases their ability to succeed as adults.