Winter Olympics through the looking glass

Skiing star Shiffrin searches for the right balance in her bid for gold at the Pyeongchang Games

February 10, 2018 6:45 PM (UTC+8)
  • Samuel Girard of Canada leads a heat in Men’s 1500m Short Track Speed Skating at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Damir Sagolj
    Samuel Girard of Canada leads a heat in Men’s 1500m Short Track Speed Skating at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Damir Sagolj
  • A fan holds a cutout of luge competitor Chris Mazdzer of the US team. Photo:  Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann
    A fan holds a cutout of luge competitor Chris Mazdzer of the US team. Photo: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann
  • Dominik Fischnaller of Italy prepares for a run in the Men’s Singles competition of Luge at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Edgar Su
    Dominik Fischnaller of Italy prepares for a run in the Men’s Singles competition of Luge at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Edgar Su
  • Japan scores a goal during a Womens Preliminary Round Match against Sweden at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Grigory Dukor
    Japan scores a goal during a Womens Preliminary Round Match against Sweden at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Grigory Dukor
  • Charlotte Kalla of Sweden and Ebba Andersson of Sweden talk after the Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria
    Charlotte Kalla of Sweden and Ebba Andersson of Sweden talk after the Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria
  • Han Tianyu of China crashes during Short Track Speed Skating event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/John Sibley
    Han Tianyu of China crashes during Short Track Speed Skating event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/John Sibley
  • Johannes Kuehn of Germany trains for the Biathlon during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Murad Sezer
    Johannes Kuehn of Germany trains for the Biathlon during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Murad Sezer
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe celebrates at a Preliminary Round Match between Japan and Sweden at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Grigory Dukor
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe celebrates at a Preliminary Round Match between Japan and Sweden at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Grigory Dukor
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