The Bjornsen family was a competitive bunch growing up.
The Bjornsen children, Kaley, Sadie and Erik, would race to the car, balance on construction beams and, naturally, race on skis.
While the friendly games they played as children didn’t directly lead to Erik and Sadie recently qualifying for their first Winter Olympics, it definitely helped lay the groundwork.
“We did a lot of that just for fun,” Erik and Sadie’s mother, Mary Bjornsen, said in a phone interview. “Because there…