Chloe Kim flew, and American hockey fans somehow soared even higher. Mikaela Shiffrin chased history while a curler named John Shuster actually made some. Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall dug deep, Shaun White proved that he's still Shaun White and Mirai Nagasu landed a triple Axel that inspired tears no one wanted to wipe away.
For the 241 Americans who comprised the U.S. Olympic team, these Pyeongchang Olympics were memorable on some nights, historic on others. They faced bitter cold temperatures and red-hot expectations on snow, ice and while fluttering through the air.
But were they a success? It all depends on the measuring stick.
The U.S. contingent finishes these...