Bode Miller and the Men’s Super-G this AM

  • Bode Miller – 6 medals – 2nd all-time in WOG Alpine skiing – behind Kjetil André Aamodt with 8. He is tied with two women, Janica Kostelić (CRO) and Anja Pärson (SWE)
  • Miller is also 2nd all-time among men in Alpine skiing, trailing only Aamodt
  • He is #1 among USA in Alpine skiing, for both men and overall
  • Miller moves into =2nd all-time at WOG for USA Olympians with 6 medals, tieing Bonnie Blair. He is also 2nd all-time at WOG for USA male Olympians. They both trail Apolo Anton Ohno with 8.
  • Miller is now the oldest medalist in WOG Alpine skiing at 36-127 (years/days) surpassing Aamodt who was 34-170 in 2006 .
  • Weibrecht becomes 4th American male, and 12th overall, with 2 or more medals in WOG Alpine skiing.
  • This is the 6th USA Alpine skiing multi-medal podium at WOG – after 1964 men’s slalom, 1984 men’s slalom, 1984 women’s giant slalom, 2010 men’s Super-G, and 2010 women’s downhill.
  • It is the 44th USA multi-medal podium at WOG overall – USA had 41 coming into Sochi and in 2014 have already had women’s snowboarding halfpipe and men’s freestyle slopestyle (a sweep).
  • USA best at previous WOG for multi-medal podiums is 7 in 2010 and 2002, with 4 in 2006, and 3 in 1932.
  • The 2 medals give the USA 16 for Sochi, and puts USA ahead in the total medal count in 2014

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