Team event serves as tune-up for tech skiers

12th February, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

GOLDEN PEAK – The dual format racing at Golden Peak Tuesday for the Nations Team Event and Wednesday for the Legends Race might look like it was designed for sheer crowd entertainment value, but for athletes competing in the World Championship giant slalom and slalom races today through Sunday, the parallel races were actually beneficial, not just technically, but emotionally.“I was a little nervous before the (Nations Team Event) but then I thought, ‘What’s the point?’ It’s a good warm-up for the other races. It’s good to get over that nervous barrier,” said hometown hero Mikaela Shiffrin, who won both …

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