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Topic - Bryan Fletcher
Ski jump training for the Olympic Nordic combined large hill team event was canceled Wednesday because of the condition of the landing area following steady rain and safety concerns for the athletes.
Among the seven sets of siblings on the American team at the Sochi Olympics, no one likely has a more a poignant reason for following a brother or sister into a sport than Taylor Fletcher.
It was a clear, sunny day in the mountains at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, which may have been a factor for the high number of Nordic combined athletes who opted out of practice on the large hill ski jump.
Among the tough acts to follow at the Olympics, none may be tougher than the U.S. Nordic combined team's attempt to match at Sochi what it did in Vancouver.
Bryan Fletcher, 27 and four years older than Taylor, agreed that Nordic combined got his mind off the treatments for leukemia, which he eventually beat by the time he was 10.