February 7, 2014
Mattie Elliot, 6, took part in the ski jumping jamboree Friday at Howelsen Hill. Asked why she likes the sport, she said, “It’s fun because there’s more than two kids and sometimes I put on my pretend wings and jump off my bed.
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With about 30 girls already honing their ski jumping skills in the Winter Sports Club’s Nordic combined program, it seems inevitable that one of the little girls at play Friday on Howelsen Hill someday will find a special place in Steamboat’s Olympic history.