Melanie Grayce West
Los Angeles has at least two. Houston counts one. So does Douglasville, Ga. But New York City, a cold-weather metropolis of 8.5 million people, came up empty in fielding a member of Team USA for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
According to an official team roster of the nearly 250 U.S. athletes who are expected to compete in the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, there are 19 athletes who hail from New York state. None name New York City as their hometown.