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Cayden Wood, 10, is one of the best young freestyle skiers in the country. Photo courtesy of Ralph Dunn

Sky is the limit: Local 10-year old a freestyle skiing phenomenon

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A simple family outing unearthed a hidden talent in Cayden Wood.

Wood and his family took up the sport of downhill skiing six years ago as something to do during the winter. Today, Wood is the best 10-year-old slopestyle skier in the country.


Wood, a Woodbury resident, began skiing at Afton Alps when he was 4 years old. There he witnessed older kids doing fancy tricks and impressive aerials on their skis and decided it was something he wanted to do too.

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