February 17th could have possibly been the greatest day in USA Winter Olympic history. There might not have been any miracles, but the US Olympic team won 6 medals in a single day, 3 of which were gold. It is a feat that has never before accomplished by the US.
12 years ago, at thee 1988 games, The United States won 6 medals throughout the entire Olympics.
Lindsey Vonn brought home gold limping on one leg. Shani Davis and Shaun White both took home a back to back golds. Davis in the 1000 meter speed skating event, and White in the half pipe. Only four times in history has a Winter Olympic athlete repeated in the same event.
The US now leads in the overall medal count with 14.