Northern Minn. teen hopes to take ski jumping to the Olympics
COLERAINE, Minn. (AP) -- Kyle Rodgers takes a few moments to catch his breath after climbing 180 stairs to the summit of his iron and wood mountain.
He straps on his fiberglass airplanes, takes a seat on the wooden tarmac and waits for the take off signal from his instructor at the base of the jump.
"Yup," Rodgers says loudly to Jon Denney, his instructor.
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