Noelle Pikus-Pace prepares for another Olympic run
Noelle Pikus-Pace feels at peace.
Many might find that odd considering her job is to hurtle down icy chutes, face first, on her stomach, with her chin just inches from the ground, at speeds that top 70 mph. But Pikus-Pace knows she is right where she's meant to be.
She competes in skeleton, a winter sport many daredevils won't even consider. And she's good -- very good -- more than a decade after she first joined the elite ranks.
The Orem, Utah, resident has ...
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