Eagle County native Abby Ghent hits the Europa Cup podium in Austria

21st January, 2016 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — Standing on the Europa Cup podium on Jan. 14, Eagle County native Abby Ghent may not have felt uncomfortable accepting the trophy and flowers.But if Ghent was feeling a little less than at ease, that happens to be just the way she likes things these days. Taking time to speak over the phone from Europe this week, the 23-year-old ski racer said getting out of her comfort zone has been one of the secrets of her success this season.“I’ve been trying to be comfortable with being uncomfortable,” Ghent said. “And not just while I’m ski racing and training, …

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