By Allie Dosmann | Feb. 28, 2019, 11:15 a.m. (ET)
Brittany Bowe celebrates after the Women's 500m Sprint at the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen on Feb. 24, 2019 in Heerenveen, Netherlands.


Last week, we remembered the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 throughout the one-year anniversary, we heard from figure skater Gracie Gold on her mental health and what she sees as her next steps, we celebrated the end of a very successful world cup season for Elana Meyers Taylor and we may be starting a fight with the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty. That’s a lot to cover. Let’s dive right in.

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1. “I’ve known I could do it for quite some time, and the fact that I could capitalize on that was really wonderful,”

Paralympic alpine skier Thomas Walsh (and former prom date of Mikaela Shiffrin) reacts to winning his first world championship medal.

2. One in a million. USA Hockey has a new director for its women’s national team program. Katie Million began her career in Herb Brooks Arena, where the U.S. women’s national team first started training. She’s excited to continue the growth of the booming women’s program for Team USA.

3. Where can we sign up for these workouts, pup included?

Creating a legacy

4. Speedskaters Maame Biney and Erin Jackson are getting a taste of how impactful their success has really been. This month, they’ve been told that children are studying them for Black History Month. The two talk about what this means to them and how they are progressing in their careers.  

5. What a month year it has been for Brianna Decker. Decker was the unofficial winner of the Premier Passer event in the NHL All-Star Skills Challenge last month, and thanks to a social media campaign, she was given the $25,000 reward. She also joined the U.S. under-18 women’s team last month as a coach and represented Team USA in the rivalry series in February. Busy? Yes. Worth it? Heck yes.
6. Happy Jordan Burroughs Day!

Go double leg the first person you see!


7. Gracie Gold spoke to NBC’s “TODAY” about her struggle with depression and the toll it took on her relationship with figure skating. She acknowledges things aren’t fixed with a “magic wand,” but she’s working on her mental health and is dreaming of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

8. This memory brings back All. The. Feels.

9. The NHL’s most feisty mascot is at it again…

What a season

10. Elana Meyers Taylor finished the bobsled world cup season doing what she does best – winning medals. Meyers Taylor and 2018 Olympic teammate Lauren Gibbs earned a silver in the final run of the world cup season. Meyers Taylor earned medals at every world cup except one in which she was disqualified for an underweight sled.

11. Oksana Masters led the U.S. Para Nordic skiing team with six out of the team’s 15 total medals at world championships.  

#TeamUSA takes home 1⃣5⃣ medals from @ParaNordic world championships, including FIVE world titles for @OksanaMasters!



12. G’Angelo Hancock, aka Tracy, is making some noise. The Greco-Roman wrestler got the victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix final on Saturday.

13. Speedskater Brittany Bowe can’t stop winning. She won a bronze at the World Sprint Championships to become only the fifth U.S. woman to win four world sprint championship medals. 

14. Nike hit the world with a fire video to remind us of the importance of dreaming big.  


15. One year since the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, we looked back on how your favorite athletes’ lives have changed since competition.