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Cross Country Ski Training

  • Aired: 02/19/2009
  • 07:31
  • Rating: TV-G
The American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race in Sawyer County is a test run for U.S. Olympic hopefuls. Developing Olympic level cross country skiers in the U.S. has been hampered by the lack of long term training programs. Cross Country skiers often don't reach full potential until their late twenties. Now one group is setting young, Wisconsin skiers on a course for possible Olympic glory.
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Art Hackett looks at Wisconsin's contribution to cross country olympic skiing.
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