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Olympic

[ Wed, 2010-06-09 16:47 ]
Skier Halfpipe
Women’s jumping, ski halfpipe and two more snowboard competitions recommended for inclusion at Sochi. A chance for skiers to one-up the snowboarders?

We know it’s a big deal that the FIS will recommend women’s ski jumping for inclusion in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but we can’t help being more excited about the possible inclusion of both men’s and women’s ski halfpipe.

It’s not a done deal yet by any means, but at its 2010 meeting in Antalya, Turkey, the International Ski Congress of the FIS voted this week to formally recommend to the International Olympic Committee that women’s ski jumping and both men’s and women’s ski halfpipe be included in the 2014 games, along with snowboard slopestyle and team snowboardcross.

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