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Social Media Stories: Action-Packed Olympic Trials Weekend

By U.S. Olympic Committee | Dec. 30, 2013, 4 p.m. (ET)

U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Nordic combined, ski jumping and long track speedskating made the road to Sochi a little easier for a number of Team USA athletes this weekend. Take a look at the reactions from the athletes who were nominated to the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team across social media. 

Todd Lodwick in Nordic combined...

Jessica Jerome in women's ski jumping...

Nick Fairall in men’s ski jumping... 


Jilleanne Rookard (with Anna Ringsred second) in women’s 3,000-meter speedskating...


Jonathan Kuck (with Emery Lehman and Patrick Meek second and third) in men’s 5,000-meter speedskating...


Heather Richardson (followed by Brittany Bowe, Lauren Cholewinski, Sugar Todd in 500-meter; followed by Brittany Bowe, Sugar Todd, Kelly Gunther in 1,000-meter) in women’s 500-meter and 1,000-meter speedskating...


Mitchell Whitmore (followed by Tucker Fredricks, Brian Hansen, Shani Davis) in 500-meter and Davis (followed by Hansen, Joey Mantia and Jonathan Garcia) in 1,000-meter...

For more on this weekend’s Olympic Trials: 

Nordic combined  

Ski jumping

Women’s 3,000-meter and men’s 5,000-meter speedskating

Men’s and women’s 500-meter speedskating

Men’s and women’s 1,000-meter speedskating 

Related Athletes

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Shani Davis

Speedskating
Long Track Speedskating
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Bill Demong

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Nicholas Fairall

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Brian Hansen

Long Track Speedskating
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Emery Lehman

Long Track Speedskating
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Patrick Meek

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Jonathan Kuck

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Brittany Bowe

Long Track Speedskating
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Lauren Cholewinski

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Kelly Gunther

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Tucker Fredricks

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Jonathan Garcia

Long Track Speedskating
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Sarah Hendrickson

Ski Jumping
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Jessica Jerome

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Todd Lodwick

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Jilleanne Rookard

Long Track Speedskating
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Heather Bergsma

Speedskating
Long Track Speedskating
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Sugar Todd

Long Track Speedskating
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Mitch Whitmore

Long Track Speedskating
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Lindsey Van

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Anna Ringsred

Long Track Speedskating
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Joey Mantia

Speedskating
Long Track Speedskating