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Jeremy Abbott gets Olympic spot

Updated: January 12, 2014, 7:55 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Jeremy Abbott was reminding himself to feel his legs, the pressure of the moment weighing down on him.

Then he heard the chants from the crowd: "5... 4... 3..." Abbott hurried to the center of the ice, and when his music started just before the countdown clock expired, he thought, "Thank God I'm not disqualified."

Better than that: He's a four-time U.S. figure skating champion and a repeat Olympian.

Abbott steeled himself through the nerves in his free skate Sunday ...

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