How Women’s Ski Jumping Is Like NASCAR or a Boring Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert

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Feb. 11 2014 5:50 PM

Hang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Women Can Jump Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the debut of women’s ski jumping and Shaun White’s halfpipe disappointment.

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In this Hang Up and Listen Olympics Extra, Mike Pesca and Josh Levin discuss the Olympic debut of women's ski jumping and Shaun White's loss in the men's halfpipe competition.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

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