For the first time in Olympic alpine skiing history, two gold medals have been awarded in an event.
Swiss skier Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze, of Slovenia, tied for the women’s downhill at the Sochi Olympics. Each woman skied the course in 1:41.57. The bronze went to Lara Gut of Switzerland.
The Olympics continue through February 23rd on NBC television and online.
A former downhill Olympian – Juneau’s Hilary Lindh – has been watching the games and recalling some of her experiences.