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Colorado Olympian shares her love of biathlon and the special connection with her grandfather

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Olympics Biathlon Joanne Reid
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Olympian Joanne Reid from Grand Junction specializes in biathlon.

When Joanne Reid competes in the Winter Olympics, she'll be representing the U.S. in a sport that's not center stage in America, but it's become central to her life. Reid lives and trains in Grand Junction.  She's in China now, where the Olympic games get underway on Friday, February 4. She spoke with CPR's Stina Sieg.