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Dual Moguls Champion Michelle Roark Injures Knee

Dual Moguls Champion Michelle Roark Injures Knee

By the USSA News Desk
posted: 01/01/2000

Park City, UT Jan. 7--Defending World Cup dual moguls championMichelle Roark (Golden, CO) injured her right knee Friday duringtraining and will be sidelined this weekend. In addition, aerialist EricBergoust (Missoula, MT), who followed his Olympic gold medal performancein 1998 by winning gold at the 1999 World Championships, also will besidelined because of a severely sprained left ankle, the U.S. Ski Teamsaid.

Roark, 25, went down while training at Deer Valley Resort for themoguls event Saturday as part of the Gateway Freestyle MilleniumChallenge, the next World Cup event. She will be inspected Monday by Dr.Richard Steadman at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo.

Bergoust, 30, injured the ankle Thursday when winds and snow squallscaused problems for aerialists during training for this weekend's WorldCup aerials event at Deer Valley Resort in Park City. The new snowslowed the approach to jumps for skiers, causing them problems on theirtakeoff for jumps which normally go up to 50 feet high.

Kim Nelson, physiotherapist with the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, saidBergoust came up short on one jump and landed on the knoll above thesoft landing hill. He narrowly missed fracturing his ankle or possiblyrupturing his Achilles tendon, Nelson said, but the severe sprain willforce Bergoust to miss at least a week of action, perhaps longer.

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