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Ski jumping: Park City’s Jessica Jerome soars to Olympic berth
Winter sports » Victory in hometown culminates long struggle for inclusion.

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Jerome certainly thought so, too.

Scanning the screaming fans who waved flags and rang cowbells, she said she was relieved to have her spot locked up so she can focus on training over the next month, rather than qualifying for the Olympics. But still, the idea that she’s going to Sochi is going to take some getting used to.

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"Honestly, I don’t know if I’ve wrapped my head around it yet," she said. "It’s just … it sounds cliché, but it is a dream come true. And I can’t wait to go and represent my country."

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