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Olympics Angle: Flying Forward Edition

Slate’s daily newsletter on the weekend that was at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Sports
Feb. 18 2018 5:10 PMA Winter Games Photographer Explains How He Captures Amazing Olympics Moments
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Feb. 18 2018 1:18 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Big Air Snowboarding
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Feb. 17 2018 6:59 PMIs Figure Skating Stuffed Animal Wrangler the Best Job at the Olympics?
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Feb. 17 2018 4:01 PMHow an Artist Made That Awesome Olympics Skeleton Helmet With a Roaring Grizzly Bear
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Feb. 16 2018 6:15 PMAccording to Science, the Shirtless Tongan Is Not an Olympics Jerk
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Feb. 15 2018 10:57 PMHow to Fix Figure Skating MusicGoodbye, “The Sound of Silence.” Hello, “Monster Mash.”
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Feb. 15 2018 3:29 PMMikaela Shiffrin Is a Sleepy Skiing Genius
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Feb. 14 2018 4:38 PMIs Curling Measuring Device Guy the Best Job at the Olympics?
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Feb. 14 2018 2:00 PMShaun White Calls Sexual Harassment Claims “Gossip,” Then Apologizes for “Poor Choice of Words”
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Feb. 14 2018 12:23 AMShaun White’s One-Man ShowNBC turned one of the greatest Winter Olympics competitions ever into a solo performance piece.
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Feb. 13 2018 5:36 PMThey Dance on Ice! They Vlog! They Want to Sell You Orange Juice!What I learned by watching Maia and Alex Shibutani’s YouTube channel.
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Feb. 13 2018 1:55 PMOlympics Angle: Ignorance Isn’t Bliss EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Shaun White, Chloe Kim, and North Korea’s PR coup.
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Feb. 13 2018 9:44 AMWhy Isn’t NBC Talking About the Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Shaun White?
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Feb. 12 2018 6:28 PM“Olympic Athletes From Russia” Is a Craven Euphemism for a Craven Olympic Games
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Feb. 12 2018 1:52 PMOlympics Angle: Blades of Glory EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the weekend that was at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Feb. 18 2018 4:29 PMHow to Watch Whatever Event You Want Whenever You Want via the NBC Olympics Website
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Feb. 17 2018 10:55 PMGus Kenworthy Spent the Last Olympics Closeted. This Time He Kissed His Boyfriend on NBC.
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Feb. 17 2018 6:24 PMLong Live the Quad KingNathan Chen’s amazing jumps are the future of figure skating. But the sport shouldn’t abandon its artistic past.
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Feb. 17 2018 1:31 PMPart-Time Skier Ester Ledecka’s Shocking Super-G Win Was the Best Moment of the Winter Games
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Feb. 16 2018 3:52 PMSnowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Deserved the Redemption Narrative NBC Gave Shaun White
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Feb. 15 2018 8:23 PMIce QueensSeeing bold queer excellence on the Olympic ice is a major shift for both sports culture and the broader fight against homophobia.
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Feb. 14 2018 6:59 PMWhy Does Mike Tirico Exist?NBC’s Olympics anchor has done nothing memorable in his first week on the job. The network must be thrilled.
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Feb. 14 2018 3:41 PMOlympic Angle: Grief at the Games EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Lillis family, the ShibSibs, and Olympic jerks.
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Feb. 14 2018 8:30 AMDutch Speedskaters Dominate, but Face Long Skate Back to Amsterdam
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Feb. 13 2018 6:14 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: the Sporteaucrats Who Risked Snowboarders’ Lives
Family
Feb. 13 2018 2:36 PM“I Haven’t Moved On”What it’s like to lose your brother right before competing in the Olympics—then have your personal tragedy turned into an uplifting, TV-ready story.
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Feb. 13 2018 1:10 PMWhy Adam Rippon Didn’t WinFigure skating is a math problem, and the American skater’s numbers didn’t add up.
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Feb. 12 2018 10:57 PMIn Praise of America’s Action TeensChloe Kim, Red Gerard, and the birth of a new kind of Olympic hero.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 12 2018 5:51 PMHang Up and Listen: The Yoo-Hoo, We Did It EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Olympics, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and U.S. Soccer’s new president.
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Feb. 12 2018 12:38 AMBronze Medalist Adam Rippon Is Winning the Winter Olympics

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