biathlon http://aspenpublicradio.org en Road to Sochi: Durango's Lanny Barnes Grateful to Sister for Olympic Chance http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/road-sochi-durangos-lanny-barnes-grateful-sister-olympic-chance <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Friday, a Colorado </span>biathlete<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will compete in her first Olympic event in Sochi and her bid for an Olympic medal is thanks to her twin sister. Durango’s </span>Lanny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Barnes initially didn’t make Team USA, her sister did. But, in January, </span>Lanny’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sister decided to give up her Olympic spot so </span>Lanny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> could compete. Since then, the sisters have received loads of press from around the world. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 01:54:34 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14115 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Road to Sochi: Durango's Lanny Barnes Grateful to Sister for Olympic Chance