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Elizabeth Swaney of Hungary competes during the women's halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 19, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Elizabeth Swaney of Hungary competes during the women's halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 19, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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Skier Elizabeth Swaney captured attention at the Winter Olympics this week for her decidedly average performance in the women's halfpipe.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn), reporter for CBS Sports, about how an average skier makes it to the Olympics.

This segment aired on February 20, 2018.

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