JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming native Breezy Johnson will race Monday night in the Olympic downhill event in South Korea.
The 22-year-old Johnson is ranked 14th in the world in the discipline and is coming off back-to-back World Cup downhill top 10 finishes.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that she will join Lindsey Vonn, Alice McKennis and Laurenne Ross on the downhill team.
Vonn was an automatic selection after winning three World Cup downhills this season.
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Johnson raced to a career-best result of 14th in Friday’s super-G during her Olympic debut.
Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com