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History in the making at Olympic trials

Updated: June 24, 2014, 9:40 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | espnW.com

Three U.S. athletes in the sports of ski jumping and Nordic combined will punch their tickets to the Sochi Winter Games this weekend, and one of them will be a forerunner to history.

The woman who collects first place in Sunday's Olympic trials books an automatic slot in the field of 30 for the inaugural women's ski jumping competition in February. And this intramural competition has even more significance since world champion Sarah Hendrickson -- a lock for the U.S. team if she ...

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