Winter Olympic Conditions Fondly Compared to Mt. Hood

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, February 11, 2014
(Photo: Guy Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports)

According to 2014 Winter Olympics snowboarders, Sochi is just like Mount Hood.

The pipe seemed to ride better during the second heat after several riders fell from the first heat.
“It’s gonna be tricky, but it’s going to really show the good actual snowboarder,” said Great Britain’s Dominic Harington, who did not advance out of the first qualification heat.
“If you’re good at snowboarding, you should be able to get on your back foot and you should prepare for the bumps so you should know how to deal with it. It didn’t work out for me, but that’s how it goes.”

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