Here's a nice piece from NewburyPortNews.com on Scotty Lago and skier Danny Ferguson:
This time next year, Seabrook native Scotty Lago and Amesbury native Dylan Ferguson will likely be attempting to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics, which will be held in Sochi, Russia.
One year shy of the Olympic qualifying events, Lago, a 25-year-old snowboader, and Ferguson, a 24-year-old aerial skier, are favorites to repeat the feat each accomplished three years ago: qualifying for the 2010 Olympic Games.
Lago, who took home bronze in the halfpipe in Vancouver, recently affirmed his standing at the top of his sport at the Breckenridge Dew Tour in Colorado. Early in December, Lago qualified first in the halfpipe among a field of the top athletes in the sport, including reigning Olympic gold-medalist Shawn White.
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