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X-Games Skier Dies in Calif. Fall

Vancouver Olympians mourn 'crazy skier' CR Johnson

(Newser) - Another winter sports death has cast its shadow over the Vancouver Olympics: Free skier CR Johnson, a fixture on the extreme sports circuit, died in a fall yesterday at California's Squaw Valley. A professional extreme skier, Johnson competed in superpipe and halfpipe skiing at the X Games. He hit his... More »

Friction Flares Between US Women Skiers

Julia Mancuso says media is too focused on Lindsey Vonn

(Newser) - Rumblings of discord have emerged between US skiers Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso. In an interview with si.com , Mancuso said she and the rest of the alpine skiing team were tired of the media lust for the photogenic Vonn. "People are having a hard time reaching their potential... More »

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