Olympic diver Thomas Finchum and Northern Nights
Apr29

Olympic diver Thomas Finchum and Northern Nights

[portfolio] [content-text]Photos from our interview with U.S. Olympic Diving Team member Thomas Finchum and his band Northern Nights. Go the the full story and video: U.S. Diving’s Thomas Finchum Performs on Many Stages. Photos by Alex Kartman.[/content-text] [slider] [slideritem]http://bsugames.hypnoticgorilla.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/D2H0015_01-e1335675891838.jpg[/slideritem]...

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USA Canoe/Kayak add 14 Olympic qualifiers
Apr28

USA Canoe/Kayak add 14 Olympic qualifiers

By Mat Mikesell | BSU at the Games Fourteen paddlers qualified for the U.S. National Whitewater Slalom Team in April, earning a way to the U.S. Olympic Team for the 2012 London Summer Games. Of the 14 qualifiers, two-time Olympian Scott Parsons and Carolina Queen from Davidson College won two spots on the team after three days of timed races. The qualifiers move on to compete at the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Cardiff, Wales, June 8-10....

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Audio slideshow: from Olympian to mayor
Apr25

Audio slideshow: from Olympian to mayor

By Sara Schaefer | BSU at the Games Former Olympic ice skater Wayne Seybold is continuing his success in life as the mayor of Marion, Ind., though when asked about his biggest achievement, he says it was marrying his wife and having children. He is teaching his children something he learned as an Olympian: to be the best at whatever they want to do by having the right attitude and level of commitment.     Sara Schaefer is a...

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Covering Games means stepping outside comfort zone
Apr23

Covering Games means stepping outside comfort zone

Although it wasn’t quite as far as London, the first story I wrote regarding the Olympic Games involved traveling. It was the first time I really had to travel to interview a source (except for when I commuted for my internship last summer), but the interview was only an hour away and was well worth the drive. The story is about an Indiana Olympian who is now the mayor of Marion, Ind. Wayne Seybold competed in pair skating with his...

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USA Fencing adds to 2012 Olympic roster
Apr18

USA Fencing adds to 2012 Olympic roster

Story by Brandon Pope  | BSU at the Games With just more than 100 days until the 2012 London Games, Olympic berths were decided for USA Fencing in Men’s Foil and Women’s Epee. Qualifications began in March and concluded Saturday at the Nationals in Virginia Beach, Va. The top three athletes on the USA Fencing National Point Rankings advanced to the London Olympic Games where they will compete in both individual and team...

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