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Mancuso gears up for Sochi Games by freediving

Updated: July 8, 2013, 3:21 AM ET
Associated Press

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By PAT GRAHAM

AP Sports Writer

Julia Mancuso is holding her breath for the Sochi Olympics. So far, she can stay under water for more than a minute.

The American skier incorporated freediving into her training program this summer in Maui, plunging under the ocean's surface to collect shells and gaze at aquatic life.

Mancuso usually spends her offseason mountain biking and surfing the big waves around the island. Being an Olympic year, though, ...

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