QUICK LINKS:

Obama to Team USA: 'We couldn't be prouder of you'

Created: 02/07/2014 4:10 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

President Barack Obama says America "couldn't be prouder of" its athletes who are competing in the Winter Games set in Sochi, Russia.

The White House released a brief video of Obama Friday. The president tells the skiers, figure skaters, snowboarders, bobsledders and other members of Team USA that they are an inspiration to the nation.

Obama tells the team America will be watching and rooting for them.

The U.S. has sent some 230 athletes to the Sochi Olympics, the largest delegation ever for any country at the Winter Games.

Opening ceremonies were Friday. The Games run through Feb. 23.



News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.



Wind Chill Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 1/31/2015 9:00 AM

Wind Chill Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Chemung; Chenango; Cortland; Delaware; Madison; Northern Oneida; Onondaga; Otsego; Schuyler; Seneca; Southern Cayuga; Southern Oneida; Steuben; Sullivan; Yates
Expires: 1/31/2015 11:00 AM

Rochester

Broken Clouds
9°
17° | 7°
  • Feels like: -4° F
  • Wind: WNW 9mph
  • Humidity: 67%
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    21° | 0°
  • Sun Snow showers at times
    18° | 9°
  • Mon Snow showers in the morning
    9° | 2°
  • Tue Partly cloudy
    18° | -2°