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Ski Racing

6 Keys to Success From an Olympic Champion

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

As Bode prepares for the 2014 Winter Olympics, he has stunned just about everyone -- except perhaps himself -- with a remarkable start to the race season. This path leading to Sochi not only provides a compelling narrative, but it also offers valuable insights on what it takes to find success in any walk of life.

5 Lessons About Youth Sports From an Athletic Prodigy

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Mikaela Shiffrin is, at only 18 years old, the top slalom ski racer in the world, a favorite for Olympic gold in Sochi, and a veritable fount of lessons that athletes, coaches, and parents can learn from to help athletes achieve their competitive goals.

U.S. Ski Racing Star Mikaela Shiffrin Says It Best: Embrace Adversity

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia approaching, more attention is being paid to the sports that don't get the attention they deserve during the three years between quadrennial competition. One such sport is alpine ski racing.

Alpine Ski Racing Is One Tough Sport

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

One thing that really sets alpine ski racing apart from other sports is the conditions in which you have to train and race.

Tiger Woods: Winning Again?

David Aronchick | Posted 03.30.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

Is Woods really back to form? Do improvements in one's personal life equate to good results on the golf course? It would seem to make perfect sense, especially in a game like golf where the mental is often more powerful than the physical.

The Greatest Phenom You've Never Heard of

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Mikaela Shiffrin may be the most phenomenal phenom ever. What, you ask? Greater than the young LeBron James? Yes, Mikaela may just have the stats to support such an outrageous claim.

Vancouver Olympics: Lindsey Vonn's Strained Relationship With Father

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Vancouver Olympics are shaping up to be Lindsey Vonn's shining moment, the apex of a career that began years ago when her father introduced her to...