US Coach Tyler Shepherd on Ski Cross' Olympic Debut

Friday, February 12, 2010

It's long been a popular extreme action sport at the Winter X Games. Now ski cross will be included as a new sport at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The sport involves four to six racers who come out of the starting gate together and make a mad dash down the racecourse. U.S. ski cross coach, Tyler Shepherd, says the sport is dangerous, but fun.

Ski cross, or skiercross involves four to six racers who come out of the starting gate together and make a mad dash down the racecourse. We find out more about the sport from someone who hopes to win an Olympic medal.

Guests:

Tyler Shepherd

Produced by:

Mary Harris and Elizabeth Ross

Comments [1]

Ted Guy

Good luck Tyler, get those old guys focused and on course. Go USA
Ted

Feb. 13 2010 09:49 PM

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