Associated Press, Published February 27 2010
WINTER OLYMPICS: American Bode Miller skis out of men’s slalomWHISTLER, British Columbia – Bode Miller’s bid for Olympic history ended early today when he skied off-course just 8 seconds into his final event.
The 32-year-old from Franconia, N.H., trying to become the first man to win four Alpine medals in the same Olympics, missed a gate in the slalom shortly after the start on a fog-shrouded, snowy day. He stood by the side of the course looking mystified by his mistake.
Miller is one of only five men to get three Alpine medals at a games, a record performance for a U.S. skier.
He won gold in the super-combined, silver in the super-G and bronze in downhill.