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Nordic Combined: A Developing Alaskan Sport

April 5, 2013

At the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, the U.S. went from no medals ever in the sport of nordic combined to a gold and three silvers, more than any other country. Now there’s a push on to keep performing in this combination of jumping and distance skiing, and Anchorage is a key to the effort. On the next Outdoor Explorer, host Charles Wohlforth will be joined by a national team skier and coach, in town to build the athlete pipeline.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS: 

  • Bryan Fletcher, member, U.S. Nordic Combined world cup team
  • Greg Poirier, USSA Nordic Combined development coach
  • Steve Shuttleworth, parent of skier
  • Jack Consenstein, teen skier
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Todd Lodwick leads the pack ahead of Bryan Fletcher and Marco Pichlmayer through the hollow at the FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup at Soldier Hollow, Utah. Photo: Tom Kelly/U.S. Ski Team

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LIVE BROADCAST: Thursday April 18, 2013. 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AKT

REPEAT BROADCAST: 
 Thursday April 18, 2013. 7:00 – 8:00 pm AKT

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