Governor Malloy is wishing athletes with Connecticut ties good luck as they compete in the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Among them are Julie Chu from Fairfield, Max Pacioretty from New Canaan, Kevin Shattenkirk from Greenwich--all hockey players and Lindsey Jacobellis, of Roxbury who is a snowboarder.
19-year-old Tucker West from Ridgefield is the youngest ever member of the U.S. luge team. 'Team Tucker' is gathering at the Ridgefield Playhouse from 9am-12 Saturday February 8 to watch him luge on the big screen. There are two runs Saturday morning in which Tucker will compete.
A Redding teen is also competing, but for the Australian Women’s Ice Skating team. 18-year old Brooklee Han practices in Australia and was selected for the team.