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U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin won her second career gold medal and her first of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the women's giant slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Center in South Korea. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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Ashley Caldwell performs an aerial before the World Cup last February. When she watched aerials for the first time at age 12, she remembers thinking: "Why are these people so crazy?" Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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Aerials Skier Ashley Caldwell's 'Bold Move': A Quadruple-Twisting Triple Flip

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Norway's Silje Norendal's hair blows in the strong wind during the women's snowboard slopestyle final event at the Phoenix Snow Park during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Monday. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, snowboarder Alex Deibold, skier Lindsey Vonn, skier Gus Kenworthy and members of Team USA pose for a photo during the 100 Days Out 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Celebration. Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USOC hide caption

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Skier Gus Kenworthy speaks during the 100 Days Out 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Celebration with Team USA in November. Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USOC hide caption

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Chris Morris, an experienced back country skier, cuts back in a glade on Lyon Mountain in upstate New York. Brian Mann/NCPR hide caption

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A Winter's Storm In March Means A Morning Skiing The Glades

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Robby Kelley, seen here during a race in Kitzbuehel, Austria, this weekend, gained some new fans for refusing to quit in another World Cup slalom race Tuesday night. Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images hide caption

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Norwegian skiers compete in the 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The Whistler Blackcomb resort is being acquired by Vail Resorts of the U.S. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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The view while riding up the newly developed Siberia Express chairlift at Squaw Valley, Calif. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Ski Resorts See Slight Thaw After Chilling Effect Of Climate Change

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For a more invigorating workout, nonprofit worker Chris Lane uphill skis near Aspen four times a week. Marci Krivonen/Aspen Public Radio hide caption

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Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado

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Devin Logan practices during a ski slopestyle training session in Sochi on Friday. She says she doesn't stress about competing, even on a course that some have called dangerous. "What we do is scary in general," she says. "But we know how to do it." Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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Slopestyle Skier Devin Logan Keeps It Cool, But She's 'All In'

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Skier Tina Maze. She took her protest to the slopes in Italy, and to her Facebook page. Tina Maze Official Fan Page hide caption

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Was One Skier's Underwear Too Slick?

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