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How warm is it at the Sochi Winter Olympics? Bobby Brown of the United States said it all Thursday when he skied in a T-shirt in the men’s slopestyle finals.
The temperature at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, the slopestyle venue, was 50 degrees, and it was pushing 60 farther down the coast, at Sochi Olympic Park.
The mild weather has been the talk of the Olympics, and has messed with Alpine skiing and snowboard halfpipe courses, although organizers say they’re not concerned. Sochi 2014 brought in a “snow whisperer” to make sure course conditions would be acceptable.