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Irving to compete in Norway

Sky-Hi News Staff Report

Birk Irving, of Winter Park will be competing in Halfpipe for Team USA in Oslo, Norway for the Youth Olympic Games.

The Youth Olympic Games begin Feb 12 and end on Feb. 21. The Halfpipe competition is Jan 14. According to the website, in the Halfpipe competition each competitor performs individual runs with several tricks, spins and flips through an inclined snow trough. The results are calculated on the best of three runs and the competitors will be judged on a combination of amplitude, technical difficulty, creativity and landings.

For more information about the events go to http://www.lillehammer2016.com/Sports/Snowboard.


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