Bode Miller from Team USA sets record in Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic

Bode Miller from Team USA sets record in Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic

Feb 16 2014, 8:37pm CST | by

Bode Miller from Team USA sets record in Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic

After Joss Christensen, Kaitlyn Farrington, Kelly ClarkNoelle Pikus-Pace, Nicholas Goepper, Erin Hamlin, Gus Kenworthy and many other American athletes, it was the turn for Bode Miller who made his own mark in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. He has made a new record in the super-G at the Olympic and made all of us proud. He has won a bronze medal in the Super G event in the alpine events. Although it is only a bronze medal, it is quite special since it makes him the oldest Alpine medalist in Olympic history. It is also special as now Miller is the player with a total six medals in all Olympics and this is the second-highest total for a male ski racer.

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic has been a special event for Team USA for a number of reasons. It is the first time, American athletes were participating in Russia and they had plenty of reasons to claim their supremacy in the game. However, things didn’t go as we planned or hoped earlier. But now that, Bode Miller and other athletes are coming forward with their achievements, we can finally relax and keep on enjoying a great run for the USA. 

It was a great moment for Bode Miller, who has been really persistent over the years. At the age of 36, he is still strong and even after a few personal issues, he has managed to score a medal for himself and Team USA. Although he has been always concerned about the sport rather than medals was really worried about the medal this time since he was looking for a place in the Olympics history. Before the press after the game, he had the followings to say "It's almost therapeutic for me to be in these situations, where I really had to test myself, so I was happy to have it be on the right side of the hundredths;some days .. medals don't matter, and today was one of the ones where it does."

Although it was merely a bronze medal as Bode Miller finished after two other athletes, this medal meant a lot to him and others in the USA team. If you didn’t know, it also was an important day for the U.S. ski team. The Team USA had managed to collect only one of the 15 medals awarded through the first five Alpine events of the Sochi Olympics before Weibrecht and Miller tripled their nation's total in one fell swoop. Nevertheless, we see Bode Miller as the true hero who came through a lot in the recent years. It was his brother’s death, the court fight over custody of his infant son and a number of surgeries, he still continued to play and return to the Alpine apex for his success. Even though Miller was a little bit concerned about by finishing eighth in the downhill and his error in the final jump that cost him about a half-second, he is still happy with his achievement. At I4U, we see him as the true hero of the Olympic Spirit.

 
 

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