"It's easier than many think but you have to stand correctly over your skis," said Gut, who is aiming for her fifth win of the season. "If you are afraid, it gets really difficult."
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"Certain girls, who are used to being in front, have a bit of a hard time dealing with the fact that I'm in front," she said, smiling.
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