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Gay ex-athletes part of delegation

Brain Boitano, Caitlin Cahow hope their presence in Sochi brings enlightenment

Updated: February 7, 2014, 9:10 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- He was a figure skater. She was a hockey player. Their command of the ice earned them a combined three Olympic medals, one of each color. Yet as they stood and faced reporters in brilliant springlike sunshine on a hotel patio overlooking the Black Sea, Brian Boitano and Caitlin Cahow were, some might say, on a more slippery surface than they ever dealt with in competition.

Boitano and Cahow don't think so. They are U.S. citizens, former elite athletes and openly ...

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