Kucera to Start Rehab and Local Downhill Specialist Clocks New Time: Today's Olympic Roundup
Here are the top stories for today's Olympic Roundup:
Kucera to Start Rehab ASAP, Eyes Post-Olympics:
Despite this Calgary native's fractures on his left leg, skiing's world downhill champion John Kucera has a determined approach to return post Olympic season 2010-2011. He was a strong medal prospect at Whistler however, with his strength and motivation, his rehabilitation process looks as positive as his career on the slopes.
Rocket Man Surprises the Big Guns:
Vancouver native, a 25-year old skier least likely to be up on the podium, Manuel Osborne-Paradis is a downhill specialist who locked in a new time of 1 minute 32.93 seconds in the Super G World Cup Circuit.
Postcard from Lake Louise: Canada's Alpine Peace Keeper:
Mike Kertesz is a carpenter from Jasper, Alberta was chosen to help keep the alpine peace between the world's ski racing nations and any unforeseen situations to arise on the World Cup tour.