Lodwick earns 6th Olympic spot in nordic combined

JOHN COON (Associated Press)
The Associated PressDecember 28, 2013

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Todd Lodwick earned a spot in his sixth Winter Olympics, winning the nordic combined competition Saturday in the U.S. trials.

The 37-year-old Lodwick, who appeared in his first Olympics in 1994 at 17, won both the ski jumping portion of the event and the 10-kilometer cross country race. He earned 125.0 points in the ski jump and finished the race in 25 minutes, 27.6 seconds.

Bryan Fletcher was second overall, and Bill DeMong third.