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Jones' dream of Olympic medal turns to winter

Updated: February 8, 2013, 4:15 PM ET
By Jim Caple

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Sit uncomfortably through the 10-hour flight from JFK in New York to Moscow. Connect to a two-hour flight south to Sochi on the Black Sea. Negotiate awkwardly with a Russian taxi driver to drive you 30 winding, potholed miles into the soaring Caucasus Mountain range. Follow slowly behind an endless snake of cement trucks, dump trucks and earth movers. Reach the massive, muddy construction zone that will be the alpine site for next year's Winter Games. Turn ...

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