Norway's Svindal focused on Olympic downhill shot

Aksel Lund Svindal has some unfinished business to take care of in the men’s Olympic downhill on Whistler Mountain.

The Norwegian is drawing extra motivation from a couple of setbacks from last season as he prepares for the signature Alpine event of the Vancouver Games on Feb. 13. Bad weather conditions robbed him of a sporting chance to win the downhill at last year’s world championships, and Svindal is still a bit peeved about being barred by Canadian officials from inspecting the Olympic course during a visit last spring.

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Source: USA Today

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