North Shore Olympic Athletes Rack Up the Hardware

Chants of “USA! USA!” are fading into the background as we close the book on the 2010 Winter Olympics and gear up for spring, but North Shore admiration runs deep–with that, we congratulate our four Olympic athletes and wish them the best in their future endeavors:   Shani Davis: This Evanston native added two more […]

4 From North Shore On Team USA

The Winter Olympic Games are two days away, and many on the North Shore will be watching—for our own. Three speed skaters and one bobsledder are from our towns. Before we watch them speed ahead toward Olympic Gold, here’s a little info on these tremendously accomplished athletes.   Shani Davis, Chicago (Evanston Speedskating Club) Speedskating […]

Olympic Bobsledder Creates 'Cool Runnings'

You’re in St. Moritz, Switzerland, barreling headfirst down the fastest bobsledding track in the world at speeds upwards of 90 mph, moving so fast you can feel the wind encasing you. It’s strange to hear someone describe this experience with words like “calm” and “peaceful.” But this is exactly how Winnetka resident and Olympic bobsledder […]