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Post-Olympics, skier Julia Mancuso ’s season is far from over

Right before Olympic skier Julia Mancuso started her races in Sochi, she tried to think of three things that she really loved.“I had this amazing powder run in Cortina, [Italy] all the way from the top of the mountain to the bottom, so I was imagining that,” Mancuso, a gold medalist at the 2006 Olympics and a world champion alpine skier, told FoxNews.com. “I had caught the most amazing wave of my life [surfing] this summer, so I thought of that moment.  And just thinking of my friends and family, thinking of the feeling of a hug, were the three things I was thinking about.”Though Mancuso failed to make the podium in Sochi for the Alpine Skiing Ladies’ Downhill race and the Super-G race, she snagged the bronze medal for the Alpine Skiing Ladies’ Super Combined competition. The event consists of both a downhill race and a slalom race, in which the skier with the best combined time wins.  Now, with a total of four Olympic medals and five medals from the International Ski Federation (FIS) ...

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