FILIPINO-American alpine skier Asa Miller seeks redemption when he competes in his final event, the men’s slalom, within the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics at the Yanqing National Alpine Snowboarding Heart on Wednesday.
The 21-12 months-former Miller is coming off a disappointing drag within the gigantic slalom closing Sunday where he did now not assemble (DNF) the course.
Miller wasn’t essentially the most positive one who got a DNF on Sunday when the snow fell frequently and visibility used to be low. Thirty-two varied skiers also did now not entire their first drag.
“I would invent of misplaced my focal level after I got into the gate anticipating see you later, and forgot what I needed to take into fable, so I beget to be sure to follow my design for slalom on Wednesday,” acknowledged Miller.
“I’m taking a look for forward to the slalom and I know I will place my most positive available within the market all another time, and with any luck, things align and we rep a pleasant result. Thanks guys so distinguished for supporting me.”
The main drag of the slalom event is scheduled at 10: 15 a.m. and the second drag is determined at 1: 45 p.m. There is no initiate checklist accessible yet at press time.
The two-time Winter Olympian returned to discover on Tuesday as his American coach Will Gregorak instructed him to right unruffled down and belief his snowboarding skills.
“Have confidence your toes and belief your self as the skier you are. It’s such as what I instructed you earlier than — essentially the most positive it is most likely you’ll perchance perchance perchance ski on drag day is to ski love your self,” Gregorak, 31, instructed Miller in between his practising runs.
“You is perchance now not going to became another person and you are already an arresting skier. All you wish to enact is safe the feeling that you just perceive.”
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