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NBC host suggests it's 'challenging' to race slalom after you're married, seriously

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Marriage: It’ll affect your sporting performance.

Wait, what?

NBC commentator and former U.S. skier Bode Miller has apologised after foolishly suggesting an Olympian’s marriage impacted her performance at the Winter Olympics.

Speaking of Austrian skier and 2014 gold medallist Anna Veith during Wednesday’s broadcast of the women’s giant slalom, Miller discussed her changed performance (she finished 15th), saying it was “challenging to race … with a family or being married.” 

I mean, he started by mentioning a legitimate hurdle to competition: Veith’s ACL injury from 2016, before the World Cup season. But then, he truly divebombed. Read more…

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