Larry Gaul

Newell Collapses After Scramble Leg of Relay; Long-Term Implications Unclear (UPDATED AGAIN)

Andy Newell skied fast and relaxed through eight kilometers of the Olympic relay's scramble leg, but suffered a figurative collapse in the final meters and lost over a minute of time. After tagging off to Erik Bjornsen, he more literally collapsed and was brought immediately back to the athlete village by team doctor Larry Gall. Here's what we know so far about his condition.

Barbeques, Beer, and Training

The summer is in full swing. For athletes, that means building up your training base with long workouts, intensity sessions, and time in running shoes and on rollerskis. While the training is what will keep you fast for those race weekends in January and February, during July and August, the season can seem a long way off. The temptation to have a barbeque with your friends, knock back a few of your favorite adult drinks,...