Adam Kilgore

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering national sports

Education: Syracuse University, attended

Adam Kilgore attended Syracuse University and made his first stop at The Washington Post immediately after college, serving a two-year internship and primarily covering college sports, mostly Virginia and Virginia Tech. He was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. He moved to Boston in fall 2008 to cover the Red Sox for the Boston Globe and returned to The Post in February 2010 to cover the Washington Nationals.
Latest from Adam Kilgore

Two years after a team member’s sudden death, the Netherlands wins gold for her

Four years ago, Lara van Ruijven won a bronze medal in the 3,000-meter short track relay. After tragedy, her teammates honored her with a gold medal performance.

February 13, 2022

At Beijing’s big air venue, the setting is post-apocalyptic and the jump is ‘perfect’

Those aren't nuclear towers, but the industrial reclamation project is worth a thousand pictures.

February 13, 2022

Highlights from Day 8 at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner won gold in the inaugural mixed-team snowboard cross event for the U.S., the U.S. men's hockey team beat Canada, and ice dancing got underway.

February 12, 2022

Katie Uhlaender knows the thrill of the Olympics, and the frustration with those who run them

At her fifth Games, the U.S. skeleton racer keeps seeing reminders of the Russian doping scheme that narrowly cost her a medal eight years ago.

February 11, 2022

In the end, all Nick Baumgartner wanted is one more race

The concrete worker from Michigan's Upper Peninsula came to Beijing for his fourth Games as the oldest male snowboarder in U.S. Olympic history.

February 10, 2022

With a titanium plate in his skull, Colby Stevenson soars to big air silver medal

Doctors doubted American would ski again in 2016 after he suffered 30 skull fractures in a car accident.

February 9, 2022

Casey Dawson’s Olympic odyssey started with a positive test and ended with a dream realized

When Dawson received a positive coronavirus test in mid-January, he never thought it would be the start of a maddening scramble to make the Olympics.

February 8, 2022

A luger’s last Olympic shot never came. He gave his sled to the guys he lost to.

Jayson Terdiman extended his career four years to make the Beijing Olympics. When he didn't qualify, he responded with "a true act of sportsmanship."

February 8, 2022

Cancer, crashes and destiny: Slopestyle medal podium can’t contain all the story lines

Max Parrot wins gold three years after chemo, and Su Yiming wins China’s first slopestyle medal next to his boyhood idol.

February 7, 2022

In a glittery Beijing debut, a U.S. cross-country star never stopped grinding

Jessie Diggins, a breakout star four years ago, debuted at the Beijing Olympics with a stirring finish, even if it didn't result in a medal.

February 5, 2022