By Allie Dosmann | Feb. 12, 2019, 6 p.m. (ET)
Chloe Kim trains at the FIS Snowboard World Championships on Feb. 8, 2019 in Park City, Utah. 

 

Last week, we traveled out to freestyle ski and snowboard world championships, we celebrated one year since the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, and we watched our favorite figure skaters in action at Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Also, Gus Kenworthy is set to appear in a TV show. Yep, you read that right. Let's review and discuss.

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1. Mikaela Shiffrin isn’t slowing down anytime soon. She earned a super-G world title last week, the first time for her in the discipline. Previously, she’s earned three world titles in slalom.

2. Congratulations to Allyson Felix!

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3. “At USA Basketball, anyone that you talk to that’s a part of it, as a player or a coach, it’s kind of this utopian environment, because you’re getting the greatest players together that have this incredible drive, and you’re trying to help them blend together to win.” 

-USA Basketball’s Kara Lawson

4. Gus Kenworthy is coming to a TV near you. Kenworthy is going to give acting a try, with an upcoming role in "American Horror Story." He is going to be playing alongside Emma Roberts as her boyfriend. Consider our DVRs set.

5. The U.S. men’s rugby team is having a spectacular season so far, and it isn’t a coincidence. Head coach Mike Friday has championed an environment of saying how you feel and put an emphasis on team bonding, which has led to increased team chemistry - and team success. Team USA earned its first ever No. 1 ranking this season.

6. First stop: Olympic gold medal. Next stop: world championship. Chloe Kim has never been one for doing things the conventional way.

7. Hi Toby Miller, nice to meet you. Miller looks like he’s the future of men’s halfpipe snowboarding. Miller got fourth at this year’s world championships, missing the podium by only 1.25 points. He’s dating Chloe Kim, so not only does the future look bright for the men’s halfpipe, but we have a new Team USA power couple on our hands.

One year since.

8. Saturday marked one year since the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

9. Ashley Cain suffered a scary concussion not too long ago, and she’s still having to battle some of the side effects. This weekend at Four Continents, she felt some of the lingering effects on her way to morning practice. But a little adversity wasn’t going to slow her down. She entered concussion protocol after a conversation with the team doctor and slept, hydrated, ate a good meal and landed a fourth-place finish with partner Timothy LeDuc.

10. “I think every day is a new game. It’s a blank slate. It starts over. I think I got a little too caught up in my head out there, thinking too much. I need to just rely on my training and get out there and do it.”

Twenty-one-year-old Bradie Tennell didn’t finish Four Continents the way she wanted to, but she is ready to get back to work.

11. The Rivalry Series is coming. The U.S. women’s ice hockey team is set to take on Canada, and Hilary Knight is getting us ready.

12. Figure skater Vincent Zhou is rolling. He finished with a season-high score at Four Continents, which leaves him with a lot of confidence going into worlds. He’s still ready to improve, though. Zhou said that while his score is his best so far, he still knows that he wasn’t perfect. And not being perfect means there’s more work to be done.

13.
  • Three Olympic medals
  • Eight world championship medals
  • 82 World Cup wins

Thank you, Lindsey. Lindsey Vonn skied in her final competition on Sunday, so we looked back on her historic career. 

14. She went out in the way that only she could: with a bronze medal. Vonn retires as the winning female skier in the history of the sport.

15. And her boyfriend, professional hockey player P.K. Subban, responded in maybe the best way possible.