US, other sliders upset with Sochi ice conditions
Bobsled and skeleton athletes from the U.S and other nations are upset over ice conditions at the track that will be used for Sochi Olympics, saying it's impairing their ability to get ready for this weekend's World Cup finale and prepare for the 2014 Games.
The issue is not about speed, safety or design -- everyone's satisfied with those elements -- but rather, how the ice is being maintained. In simplest terms, many sliders are alleging that when they have access to the track, the ice ...
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