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Women's Ski Jumping USA names athletes to Visa Team

Published October 12, 2012 3:24 pm

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Five Utahns highlight the roster of the Women's Ski Jumping team, which was named on Friday afternoon.

Sarah Hendrickson, Jessica Jerome and Linsey Van are all from Park City, while Abby Hughes and Alissa Johnson were also named to Team C.

The U.S. women are the top-ranked team in the world, heading into the winter World Cup season. One of the world stops is Sochi Russia, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Hendrickson, just 18, led the team by winning nine of 13 World Cup events and becoming the individual World Cup overall cahmpion. Van finished the season fifth overll.