Lake Placid http://aspenpublicradio.org en Road to Sochi: Michael Ward Trains for Spot on Nordic Combined Olympic Team http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-michael-ward-trains-spot-nordic-combined-olympic-team <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today, we look at one of three Aspen-area athletes who competes in cross country skiing. Michael Ward is one of the youngest on the US Nordic team. He’s just 20-years-old. Still, he’s hoping to beat the older competition so he can land a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:57:57 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9492 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: Michael Ward Trains for Spot on Nordic Combined Olympic Team