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Freestyle up, skeleton way down in OTP money

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CALGARY - The Canadian freestyle skiing program is getting a significant bump in Own The Podium funding this winter, while money for skeleton has been slashed almost to the bone.

Own The Podium doles out federal government money based on a ......

Canadian sisters Justine Dufour-Lapointe, left, and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, right, show off their gold and silver medals from women's freestyle moguls after the medal ceremony at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Freestyle skiing is getting a significant bump in Own The Podium funding this winter, while money for skeleton has been slashed almost to the bone.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Show/Hide caption

Canadian sisters Justine Dufour-Lapointe, left, and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, right, show off their gold and silver medals from women's freestyle moguls after the medal ceremony at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Freestyle skiing is getting a significant bump in Own The Podium funding this winter, while money for skeleton has been slashed almost to the bone.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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