IRON RIVER, MI
- Not all of the Olympic athletes have been selected for Team U-S-A.Nick Baumgartner from just outside of Iron River, Michigan is trying to returnto the Olympic games.He's competing at the X-Games in Aspen Friday.Baumgartner competes in the snowboardcross. He won the gold at the X-Games backin 2011.He made the Olympic team in 2010 in Vancouver.
He's competing against Seth Wescott for the final spot this year. He's a 2-timeOlympic champion. But he's had to come back from several injuries. Thatincludes a torn ACL in his left knee, a broken tibia. He's also stillrecovering from a torn patella tendon.A final decision could come this weekend after Friday's race. Baumgartner isjust trying to focus on what he can control.
Written By: Joe Dufek