Nordic Combined Olympic Trials Begin Saturday

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 27, 2013 6:12 pm

Olympic gold medalist Billy Demong (Vermontville, NY) and other U.S. nordic combined athletes finished up their final training Friday on the cross country track in preparation of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Nordic Combined at Utah Olympic Park. Top U.S. athletes will compete Saturday for a single spot on the 2014 Nordic Combined Olympic team with a jump at Utah Olympic Park and a cross country race on the track nearby at Kimball Junction, the gateway to Park City, which will allow optimal viewing for spectators.

Olympic Trials Training

Taylor Fletcher (left) and Olympic champion Billy Demong ski out onto the track in final preparations for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Nordic Combined at the base of the Utah Olympic Park along SR224, the gateway to Park City. (Photo: U.S. Ski Team – Tom Kelly)

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2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Nordic Combined cross country course. (Photo: Riley Steinmetz/U.S. Ski Team)

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Brett Denney (left) and Bryan Fletcher prepare for a training session on the cross country course at 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Nordic Combined at Utah Olympic Park. (Photo: Riley Steinmetz/U.S. Ski Team)

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