Posts tagged "Russia"

Latin Americans break ice at Sochi

Latin Americans break ice at Sochi
You may have heard about the Mexican skier of German royalty at the Sochi Olympics. I wrote a blog post about him when he went to the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010. But there are other athletes from Latin America competing this year in the winter games. The Andes mountains stretch through South America after... Read more »

Hubertus von Hohenlohe: a German prince is Mexico's only Olympian

Mexico has a one-man delegation in the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Reuters/Lyle Stafford His name is Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe. Huh? That doesn’t sounds like your average Mexican name. Von Hohenlohe, an alpine skier, is actually a descendant of German royalty. He is the son of Prince Alfonso Hohenlohe and Princess Ira Fürstenberg. But he was... Read more »