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Snowboard Cross Makes Winter Olympics Debut

Mattias Blomberg of Sweden leads from Sylvain Duclos of France during the Mens Snowboard Cross Qualifying Cross, Feb. 16.
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Mattias Blomberg of Sweden leads from Sylvain Duclos of France during the Mens Snowboard Cross Qualifying Cross, Feb. 16.

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NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. He joined NPR in 1996 and was based in San Francisco before moving to Boston in 2001.