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Justin Reiter races alone

Originally Published: February 21, 2014
By Alyssa Roenigk | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- The last snowboarder to compete for Team USA at the Sochi Olympics is standing by himself at the halfpipe venue at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. He's dressed in his Burton-designed U.S. snowboard team jacket and beige "USA" beanie; his head swivels from the halfpipe to his left to the scoreboard above his head. Although a group of U.S. Ski and Snowboard (USSA) coaches are dressed in identical gear and gathered at the bottom of the pipe, Justin Reiter, the only member of ...

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