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Olympics

On The Right Track

Meet Lacey Henderson, one of Colorado's top contenders for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Fast Lane to Glory

For Vail skiing prodigy and Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, success can’t come fast enough. Adulthood, though—that can wait.

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Missy Franklin’s Homecoming

The 17-year-old, five-time Olympic medalist is the same kid who left for London this summer. Not that you should have worried.

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Olympics: The Worst Place

Boulder's 22-year-old Olympic cyclist finds himself just one step off the Olympic podium in London, twice.

Missy Franklin’s Big Decision

Colorado's teen swimming sensation is becoming a national phenomenon, but will she go pro after the London Olympics?

Missy Franklin is Going for Gold

The Olympics start this week, and if you're a Coloradan, there's one person you'll be watching more closely than all the others: swimming wunderkind Missy Franklin, whose showing in London could portend historic future achievements.

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Golden Girl

Missy Franklin likes texting, dancing in her basement, and having sleepovers with her friends from Regis Jesuit High School. She also happens to be the best female swimmer in the world and is poised to take home multiple medals from the London Olympic Games this summer. Meet the new face of American athletics.  

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