Report Sochi 2014 Olympic Media Updates in Sochi 2014 Winter Games Posted February 7, 2013 Because he said so on Twitter. He tweeted this morning that he's headed to Austria for the world skiing championships and "my new winter sport." Assuming that means he'll be calling Alpine in Sochi next year I like Hicks. He's solid on everything he does and definitely an upgrade over Ryan. I wonder what's behind the switch. I would think that Alpine and long track are roughly equivalent in prestige, so maybe it's because the US alpine team happens to be pretty strong right now. Or maybe he just likes the scenery.