Transcript for U.S. Medal Magic in Sochi
Out to the Winter Olympics in Sochi tonight at an emotional victory for one American skier. Bode Miller earning a medal in the super G sharing a bronze at 36 the oldest skier ever to stand on the podium. At the American hockey team fresh off its defeat of Russia this weekend besting Slovenia today tonight here's how the medal count now stands the Netherlands -- the lead. The US now tied with Russia for second place ABC's Matt -- is our man and so -- tonight at -- start us off -- -- record. -- evening David you could call Bode Miller the old man winter of the US ski team. At 36 today he became the oldest man ever to medal in an Alpine skiing event. He flung himself down -- like a reckless teenager. Here's Miller almost core reading out of control but hanging no -- for bronze and taking a record sixth Olympic skiing medal. Today was was one of those struggles that really kind of emotionally felt if -- cultures struggle after the race you see him wipe away tears he later tweeted. Today was one of the most emotional days of my life. And -- my brother. His brother died of the seizure last year if Miller's the sport's biggest star Andrew why -- is one of its lesser lights. The last time he made any podium was in Vancouver. Forty years ago with that man. Bode Miller standing beside him why -- the lays down the saudis slopes to date for silver yet the biggest -- still around this man. TJ OC the pride of -- war -- Minnesota. Population 1770. And she puts the American built by Cooper Russia yesterday this unprecedented. Eight -- -- -- Round after round OC looped it towards the Russian goalie -- needed for times for the win. Is quotations like the American heroes are wearing camel have become Twitter trends. And his team again tonight winning steam rolling Slovenia five to one. Also winning the US bobsled two man team. Racking up the second and third fastest times in -- BMW slid in today's two heats. -- coach Brian Schneider well for me -- tutorials they've got to be from zero to thirty miles an hour. In less than five. Pushing that's the easy part the hard part beating -- yeah. Another big -- that moment will come later in the week went. Johnny -- who's famous for busting down his bathroom door weasel that -- to barreled down the course for team USA.
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