Quest for Gold – Beijing 2022 – Episode 5: Olympic Ski Jumper Kevin Bickner talks about decision to take a year off prior to Beijing

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Kevin Bickner of the United States jumps during the Ski Jumping – Men’s Normal Hill Individual Final on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on February 10, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

On this week’s Quest for Gold:

The U.S. Curling trials are underway.

U.S. long track speedskaters pick up some hardware in Poland.

The IOC lifts rules on transgender athletes.

And on this week’s Athlete Spotlight we chat with 2018 Olympic Ski Jumper Kevin Bickner as he prepares for his second Olympic games.  But his journey for a repeat Olympic bid hasn’t always been smooth sailing. 

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