“Historical silver of Queralt Castellet”, by Julio Salinas

10- Historical silver from Queralt Castellet With his silver medal in ‘halfpipe’ achieved this previous Thursday in Beijing, Queralt Castellet made historical past. It is the fifth medal for Spain in a Winter Olympic Games, since that first, gold, by Paquito Fernández Ochoa in Sapporo 1972. At 32 years outdated, …

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Nils van der Poel: “Our sport sucks”

“I have tried to leave this sport at least three times,” says Nils van der Poel (25), an oddball on the earth of pace skating. But I’m nonetheless right here. Nils van der Poel runs ultramarathons (he runs them on foot, not on skating) and 4 years in the past …

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