Zach Lund takes break from skeleton

Updated: November 12, 2010, 4:13 PM ET
By ESPN.com

Skeleton athlete Zach Lund is taking a break from the sport but still hopes to compete in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced Friday.

"I still hope to compete in the next Games," Lund said in a statement. "If I'm going to have any chance of doing that I need a break both mentally and physically. Once I started sliding this season, I realized I needed to take at least a year off."

Lund cited spending more time with his wife and daughter ...

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