Aerial Skiers Rely on Plastics at the Winter Games

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Aerialist skiers jump up to 40-50 feet in the air to perform multiple flips and twists before landing on a 34 to 39-degree inclined landing hill about 100 feet in length. These top athletes rely on plastic safety gear and plastic-based training tools. We caught up with US Aerial Skiing Coach Brian Currutt at the Olympic Park in Park City, Utah to learn more about the sport, the trends and next week’s games.