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Randall has goal for Sochi, and beyond

Updated: January 25, 2014, 12:44 AM ET
By Jim Caple | espnW.com

Properly applying wax to cross-country skis under ever-changing snow conditions and temperatures is crucial in the sport. Miscalculations can be devastating.

It's a science, and thus the Norwegian cross-country team travels with the equivalent of a mobile NASA laboratory. When their team buses pull in for a meet, so many wax technicians emerge from the doors that U.S. Olympian Kikkan Randall says, "It seems like they're coming out of a clown car."

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