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Russia's Sochi busy storing snow for 2014 Olympics

Updated: April 11, 2013, 3:36 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- In April, at the end of another seemingly endless winter, most Russians are eager to get rid of the piles of snow that have clogged their cities and streets and yards for months.

Yet down south in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, fleets of heavy machinery and a corps of laborers are hard at work trying to store acres (hectares) of the freezing white stuff for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Two test events for the Sochi games -- snowboarding parallel slalom and slopestyle ...

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