In 88 days the Olympic anthem will be played as 200-plus U.S. Olympians march into the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. To prepare for their big moments in Vancouver, the Winter Olympic hopefuls and nominees are thick into international competition.
 
In this week's U.S. Olympic Sports Scene read about the successes of our athletes, especially at the Nov. 15 Skate America where the U.S. figure skaters won four medals in Lake Placid, N.Y. Also, speedskaters Apolo Anton Ohno and Shani Davis earned World Cup gold medals and Lindsey Vonn won her first medal of the Alpine Skiing World Cup season.