Multi-sport athlete completes unheard-of Olympic double



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“It’s about having fun and getting back to the root of sports.”

Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women’s parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park. AP Photo/Kin Cheung

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When the book is closed on these Olympics — all Olympics, really — Ester Ledecka will have her own chapter.

Though they’re both on snow, skiing and snowboarding are simply not supposed to mix.

Though she could have been expected to win at one, nobody was supposed to do what she

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Which women will make the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team?

With the 2021 U.S. Championships in the rearview mirror, the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team picture is getting a bit clearer.

Given her dominance, seven-time U.S. all-around champion Simone Biles is essentially a lock for the Tokyo Olympics, while Jade Carey has mathematically clinched an individual spot (more below).

The complete U.S. Olympic gymnastics team roster will be named at the conclusion of U.S. Olympic Trials (June 24-27 in St. Louis, Missouri).

U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS SCHEDULE: Women’s Sports on NBC in June 2021

Which gymnasts will compete at U.S. Olympic Trials?

Following the conclusion of the 2021 U.S. National Championships on

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