Scotty Lago Olympics 2014: Bronze Medalist in Danger of Not Going to Sochi

January 15, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Scott Lago, a U.S. snowboarder who got the bronze medal on the halfpipe in Vancouver in 2010, is in danger of not qualifying for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Lago has been placing far back in the initial qualifying rounds, but still has a chance to make it.

Qualifying events in Breckenridge, Colorado last weekend were canceled. That’s good news for Lago, who had not qualified for the finals of the qualifier before the rest of the events were canceled.

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association confirmed that what happened before the cancellation doesn’t matter, meaning Lago’s entire performance has been expunged. He now has three more chances to qualify for Sochi, reported the Newburyport News.

Lago has qualifiers on Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and Sunday afternoon at Mammoth Mountain in California.

“He must finish in the top four in at least two of the qualifiers to even earn consideration for the Olympic team,” reports the News.

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