2014 Winter Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics are finally underway, but long before workers carved the first halfpipe in Russia’s Caucasus mountains, Olympic athletes were hard at work training for gold. And for many of them, that meant using the latest high-tech arsenal available for every possible competitive edge. Find out more about the role gadgets played, plus how to watch online, essential apps and more with Digital Trends’ 2014 Sochi Olympics coverage.

Paralympic skier Alana Nichols is chasing Sochi gold with carbon and Kevlar

When Paralympian Alana Nichols competes in Sochi next week, she won’t be wearing boots or bindings – just a bucket. And the extensive custom design that went into her rig, built from carbon fiber, Kevlar, and a few secret ingredients, could make all the difference.
March 8, 2014
Paralympic gold medalist Alana Nichols

Keep tabs on Sochi from anywhere with these 10 Winter Olympics apps

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are here. The games are always filled with great competition. Keep track of all the action with these mobile apps for Android and iPhone.
February 22, 2014
Olympic apps