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On April 13, the University of New Mexico announced that the ski team would be cut. According to the press release, the cuts will save the department approximately $600,000 per year in operating budget, scholarships and salaries. Since then, the team and ski community have been fighting to have the team reinstated for the 2017-18 season.

On Thursday at 2 p.m. MT (4 p.m. ET), the UNM Ski Team will host a press conference to address the issues behind the decision as well as the plan to have the team reinstated. The live stream will be available below.

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Gabbi Hall
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- A California native, Gabbi moved to Vermont to ski on the NCAA circuit for St. Michael’s College, where she served as team captain and studied journalism. Before joining Ski Racing, she worked as a broadcast TV producer and social media manager in higher education. She can be reached via email at
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