Torin Yater-Wallace given Sochi spot

Updated: January 21, 2014, 9:52 PM ET
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PARK CITY, Utah -- Five weeks after breaking his ribs during training for an Olympic qualifier, halfpipe skier Torin Yater-Wallace got a spot on the U.S. team.

Yater-Wallace was given one of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's discretionary picks Tuesday despite not competing in any of the qualifying contests.

He has won two silvers and a bronze at the Winter X Games.

Also added were Annalisa Drew (halfpipe), Joss Christensen (men's slopestyle), Julia Krass and 15-year-old ...

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