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Local Freestyle Skier Makes Olympic Team
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (WKRC) -- An athlete from Lawrenceburg is now heading to the Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Nick Goepper started skiing at Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg. He is a free-style skier who grew up in Lawrenceburg.
He earned a spot on the US Olympic Team this past weekend with his 2nd place finish at the US Grand Prix Slopestyle Skiing Contest.
Goepper learned his tricks on a 300 foot slope in Indiana and was only a few points shy of the winner, who grew up in Norway.