An Olympic dream fulfilled
Enthusiasm for the IOC's announcement is not universal. In the months leading up to today, I've heard a few reservations expressed over the influence that Olympic competition will have on the sport of halfpipe skiing. They're worried that the Olympics might slow the progression of halfpipe skiing, or strip it of some of the individuality that currently distinguishes it. And after years of feeling ignored by the IOC and the FIS, some are wondering what's in it for them?
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