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Speedy Rahlves wants to make mark in Turin

Updated: December 23, 2005, 1:46 PM ET
By Andrew Hood | Special to ESPN.com

Daron Rahlves' need for speed knows no limits.

Three weeks before the confessed adrenaline junkie ripped to victory in the World Cup downhill season opener on Dec. 2, America's most successful speed skier got a bird's-eye view of what was waiting for him from behind the throttle of an F-16 fighter jet.

Rahlves hot-dogged at near-Mach 1 speeds over the treacherous Birds of Prey course as part of a junket with Air National Guard, even taking over the controls and juking through ...

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