U.S. Snowboarding Team http://aspenpublicradio.org en Road to Sochi: Local Athlete Training for New Olympic Event, Snowboard Slopestyle http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-local-athlete-training-new-olympic-event-snowboard-slopestyle <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our Road to </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> series takes a look at the Aspen-area athletes training and competing this fall in hopes of making the 2014 Olympic team.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today, we take you to an extreme </span>snowsports<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> course, one with rails and big jumps. It&rsquo;s new to the Olympics, but competing in Snowboard </span>Slopestyle<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is something </span>Jordie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Karlinski<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been doing for years. The petite 24-year-old is hoping this year, she&rsquo;ll be throwing tricks in </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Russia. Aspen Public Radio&#39;s Marci Krivonen reports.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:28:28 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8855 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: Local Athlete Training for New Olympic Event, Snowboard Slopestyle