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USSA cuts funding for Nordic combined

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The United States Ski and Snowboard Association announced on Monday that it will no longer fund the U.S. Nordic combined team.

Luke Bodensteiner, USSA vice president of athletics, said Tuesday that the USSA began to look at the way they allocate resources after the Vancouver Olympics.

With the advent of more sports, he said the decision was made to adopt a different funding model for Nordic combined.

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