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Nordic Combined Soldier-athletes selected to represent USA at Olympics

 

Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:24pm

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Spc. Benjamin Loomis participates in a Nordic Combined Ski Race.

Two Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program were selected for the 2022 U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team which will compete in the Winter Olympic Games next month.

Spc. Jasper Good, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and Spc. Benjamin Loomis, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, both earned spots to compete in Beijing.

This will be both Loomis' and Good's second winter Olympic Games, having previously competed in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

"I love Nordic combined," said Good. "It's a unique combination of endurance and technical skills. It takes time and hard work to see rewardi...



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