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Seventeen-year-old Evan Sheff performs at the USSA Freestyle Junior Nationals in Steamboat Springs, Colo., where he competed in aerials and slope-style competitions. Sheff has been a member of USSA since 2008 and has participated in national competition in either Colorado or New Hampshire each year. Photo Contributed by John Sheff

Cloquet teen loves to ski - right side up or upside down

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There are some 17-year-olds who can't point to New Hampshire on a map. Others couldn't find Colorado. But for Evan Sheff, they're like his second home.


For the past four years, the Cloquet senior has been traveling to both states competing in the United States Ski Association's Freestyle Skiing Junior Nationals. In that time, Sheff's love for high-flying jumps and big air on skis has flourished.

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