July 2, 2011
U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team member Taylor Fletcher speeds down the in-run on Howelsen Hill’s plastic-covered ski jump Thursday. Fletcher and other members of the U.S. Ski Team will be competing in the Fourth of July Ski Jumping Extravaganza today and Monday at Howelsen Hill and will then head to Germany and France to train and jump, while also taking on a few stages of the Tour de France.
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Group members to return to Europe to train, bike
The U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team will be heading out for a training camp after competing Sunday and Monday in the July 4th Ski Jumping Extravaganza. The team members will be departing for the camp July 11, which will take them to Germany and France, where cycling will be a a top training tool.