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Trevor Jacob barely misses cut for finals in Sochi

Posted: Thursday, Feb 20th, 2014

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia ó Following a weather postponement due to heavy fog on Monday, Feb. 17, the menís snowboardcross event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi took place in the early morning on Tuesday.

Paso Robles resident and snowboarder Trevor Jacob ó competing in his first Olympic games as the youngest member of the U.S. team ó had a strong day of racing after the delay.

Jacob and veteran teammate Nate Holland faced off in the same 1/8 final heat, with Jacob taking the top spot and Holland failing to qualify for the next round.

The 20-year-old thrill seeker finished first ahead of Finlandís Anton Lindfors, earning a favorable spot in the quarterfinals.

For the complete article see the 02-21-2014 issue.

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