Listen to Episode 217 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, a look at ski racing’s uphill battle for relevancy and safety. We talk with Nathaniel Vinton, author of The Fall Line: How American Ski Racers Conquered a Sport on the Edge. Plus, political writer Harry Enten from FiveThirtyEight goes down the list of likely Republican presidential candidates and identifies their political kryptonite. For the Spiel, we play a round of “What the Hell Is That Beverage?” with Slate’s L.V. Anderson and Maria Konnikova of the New Yorker.
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