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What’s It Really Like in the Olympic Village?

The Olympic Village is in many ways the heart of the Games; it’s where the athletes sleep, eat, rest and recover, and socialize. Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team member Hannah Halvorsen takes us behind the scenes of daily life in the village.

From the Mixed Zone: Are References to Women’s Body Types Ever Appropriate?

The conversation around women’s sports has undeniably undergone a sea change, with the focus primarily on accomplishment rather than appearance (the issue of participation on the other hand … why, again, is there no Olympics Nordic combined for women?) But sometimes a reference to body type hits a nerve, as was the case in a recent New York Times article about Jessie Diggins’s bronze medal in the women’s individual sprint.