Posts tagged olympics

“This is something I’ll learn from…and the next Olympics I go to I’m sure as heck not getting fifth.” — Mikaela Shiffrin

Meet David Wise: Freestyle Skiing World Champ Eyes History

Check out the profile of one of our newest Olympic superstars >

Looking for a skier to crush on? We nominate Gus.

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Gus Kenworthy.This 22-year old may be awfully young, but we think he’s a worthy ski crush, because:

For starters, he just won a silver medal >

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He’s got those eyes that make you just wanna dive in…

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But that’s not all. This boy’s got a big heart…

He rescues puppies >

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He’s from Telluride, Colorado.

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But when he was visiting New Zealand, he posted this pic on his twitter:

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Clearly he knows he’s gonna get some gay fans with that one.

He’s making America proud in Sochi, and we’re all too happy to send our Valentine’s Day affection to Russia, with love!

Follow Gus on Twitter >

Russian Gay Nightclub Strives to be a Haven Despite Attacks

Vintage Soviet propaganda posters just got an LGBT makeover >
Is Shaun White is seeing the future — and passing the torch?

Is Shaun White is seeing the future — and passing the torch?

9 Reasons to Love Openly Gay Snowboarder Belle Brockhoff

She’s an amazing athlete, vocal critic of Russia’s anti-gay laws, and an inspiration for athletes across the globe.
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found my olympic event

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found my olympic event

@TLRD: XXL, a Norwegian sports and outdoor clothing retailer across Scandinavia, created an ad to coincide with the Sochi Games that sends a message in support of the LGBT community: sport is for everyone, no matter what team you play for.

Many athletes take part in the commerical, including former world champion footballer Anders Solum, alpine skier Edward Beach, and frisbee player Sune Wentzel. The music was written by Tommy Tysper, a Swedisn songwriter and producer now based in L.A.

ESPN video: Taking A Stand In Sochi

This video is historic; it’s the first time that a US Olympic snowboarder has come out publicly. Callan Chythlook-Sifsof competed on the US team at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, but did not qualify for Sochi. We’re very proud of you, Callan!

During the Opening Ceremonies, Chevy ran an ad with several LGBT families and a bold message about the power of diversity. 
Bravo, Chevrolet! Learn more >

During the Opening Ceremonies, Chevy ran an ad with several LGBT families and a bold message about the power of diversity. 

Bravo, Chevrolet! Learn more >

Chobani Takes On Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

Chobani recently denounced Russia’s anti-LGBT laws, saying:

"We started Chobani to provide better food for more people, and our company has always believed in diversity and inclusion. We are against all laws and practices that discriminate in any way, whether it be where you come from or who you love—for that reason, we oppose Russia’s anti-L.G.B.T. law,"

Read more at Huffington Post >