U.S. Cross Country Ski Team http://aspenpublicradio.org en Road to Sochi: Nordic Ski Racer Simi Hamilton Sprints toward Olympic Spot http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-nordic-ski-racer-simi-hamilton-sprints-toward-olympic-spot <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nordic ski racer </span><a href="http://usskiteam.com/athletes/simi-hamilton" style="line-height: 1.5;">Simi Hamilton</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is one of the fastest sprinters in the United States. He clocks speeds up to 55 miles per hour when he flies across snowy courses. Since he was named to the U.S. Ski Team in 2010, he’s done well both nationally and in World Cup races. Now, Hamilton is training to make the 2014 Winter Olympic team. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> caught up with the Aspen native during some rare downtime.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:53:28 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9824 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: Nordic Ski Racer Simi Hamilton Sprints toward Olympic Spot