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Dedicated Bloom still working toward NFL dream

Updated: December 19, 2006, 4:18 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Jeremy Bloom's world is completely flat now, a smooth expanse of grass or carpet that is the topographical opposite of the mountains studded with molehills he navigated as an Olympic-level freestyle skier.

The World Cup moguls circuit kicks off in the French Alps this month and fresh snow beckons in his native Colorado. But the 24-year-old Bloom has turned his back on airborne tricks and high-speed descents. For the first time since he began skiing at age 3, he's grounded.

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