Monday, September 24, 2018

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Ski jumping: Loomis has busy week in Europe

Ben Loomis scored in three European Grand Prix Nordic Combined events during the past week to lead U.S. entries and ranks 27th in the world with 20 points. 

At Oberweisenthal, Germany, he placed 28th in the individual competition and teamed with Jasper Good to place 12th out of 19 teams in the team event. 

At Obertsdorf he placed 18th Friday and 27th Saturday. Grand Prix is the equivalent of World Cup on plastic.

In Grand Prix jumping at Hakuba, Japan, Chicago’s Kevin Bickner placed 23rd and 10th in the two competitions.


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