SOCHI SCENE: Winter, or San Francisco?

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Associated Press

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 4:32 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 17 at 4:36 AM

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Wait, what? It actually feels like winter at the Winter Olympics.

Either that or San Francisco.

A dense fog bank rolled in over the snowboardcross course Monday morning, forcing organizers to cancel qualifying and head straight into the heats.

If, that is, the fog lifts.

Currently, you can see about 50 feet in front of your face at the bottom of the mountain. Sitting in the bleachers, it's barely possible to make out the finish line.

These snowboarders laugh at danger. But riding blind? Even they don't want to go there.

— By Eddie Pells — Twitter http://twitter.com/epells

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Associated Press reporters are filing dispatches about happenings in and around Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/1c3WMiu

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