Johnny Spillane

First U.S. Nordic combined medals resonate 10 years later

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In 2010, Johnny Spillane kicked off a string of Olympic medals in Nordic combined, a sport in which medals had previously eluded the U.S. [more]

U.S. Nordic combined seeks encore after 2010 Olympic breakthrough

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Go out on top? Bill Demong had every reason to Feb. 25, 2010. The Vermontville, N.Y., native had won the first U.S. Olympic gold medal in Nordic combined, capping a bountiful Games for the team, successfully proposed to his girlfriend and was named the Closing Ceremony flagbearer. All on the same day. His post-Olympic spoils would include [more]