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Nordic team members: Lost bags, jet lag are just part of the sport

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What: Nordic combined 2010 U.S. Olympic Trials jumping and cross-country race

When: Today’s events include 8:30 a.m. trial jumps, 9 to 9:30 a.m. competition jumps and an 11:30 a.m. 10-kilometer cross-country race

Where: The jumping portion takes place at the Howelsen Hill Ski Area. The 10-kilometer cross-country race will start and finish at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena grounds.





Nordic combined skier Nick Hendrickson launches into the air on Howelsen Hill's big jump Tuesday afternoon during training for today's 2010 U.S. Winter Olympic Team Trials. Jumping in the event is slated to begin with training at 8:30 a.m. and competition at 9 a.m. The 10-kilometer Nordic combined race begins at 11:30 a.m. The winner will earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.

John F. Russell