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Americans skiers make history at world cross-country championships
Americans skiers make history at world cross-country championships

Cross-country skiing requires more than strength and speed -- it demands a thorough knowledge of snow conditions and the right type of wax on your skis. So when a heavy storm swept through the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, on Tuesday, the Americans needed to make a thoughtful choice to pull off the best result in team history. Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg finished second and third, respectively, in the 10-kilometer individual freestyle to mark the first time two U.S. racers have reached the podium in an individual Olympic or world championship event. "This is something that I’ve been dreaming about for a long time, and for this to come...

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