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Two Olympians Take Snowboarder X

Originally Published: January 28, 2006
By Carrie Sheinberg | EXPN.com

There have been more than a few raised eyebrows about U.S. Olympians such as Lindsey Jacobellis and Gretchen Bleiler pulling out of the X Games to focus on Torino. To those athletes who think the two events are too close to risk competing in both, the US men's Olympic Snowboardcross team has a message:

Suck it up.

Three of the four American Olympic Snowboard Cross riders—Nate Holland, Jayson Hale and Seth Wescott—made the final round at Buttermilk. In the end, Holland came ...

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