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Westchester Winter Olympics: Curb Jumping, Speed Shoveling, Pothole Slalom

Westchester residents are finding the winter of 2013-2014 an Olympic challenge.
Westchester residents are finding the winter of 2013-2014 an Olympic challenge. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- While the world's best winter sports athletes are competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Westchester residents are becoming adept at some winter sports of their own.

Left with as much as 60 inches of snowfall over the last two months, schools closures, missed work, horrific commuting challenges and cardiac stressed bouts of snow shoveling, locals are dealing with cabin fever and dreams of spring fever.

The demands of a bad-weather winter have become a test of physical and mental endurance as motorists, pedestrians and school kids maneuver through piles of snow and ice, slushy pavements, hovering icicles, snow packed roofs and roads filled with pot holes.

Can you suggest a Westchester Winter Olympic sport? Leave your comment here in the Comments section.