U.S. in tough, but happy, spot of having choices

Updated: February 10, 2006, 3:47 PM ET
By Carrie Sheinberg | Special to ESPN.com

SESTRIERE, Italy -- The Austrians are usually the only team with the "problem" of too many good skiers and not enough spots. But the American team is proving: what's been typical in downhill racing, is not typical anymore.

Only Daron Rahlves and Bode Miller were assured of starting spots for the United States in Sunday's big show, leaving the remaining three American skiers, Steve Nyman, Scott Macartney and Marco Sullivan, to fight it out for the last two spots.

But on ...

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