Canadian men show strength in cross country pursuit

Feb 21, 2010 Full story: Squamish Chief

Canada's Ivan Babikov races to a fifth place finish in the men's 30km pursuit cross country skiing event at Whistler Olympic Park on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Whistler.

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victor

United States

#1 Feb 21, 2010
hellner grabbed northug's pole at 1:11:11 in the cross country race . is that not cheating to coast on another's pole? it is quite clear on our nbc tv coverage . someone please let me know if this is legal.. he won the gold medal thanks , victor layman haystackmtn@msn.com
Arnie Fagan

Columbia, MO

#2 Feb 23, 2010
I saw it too. Hellner clearly cheated. He should be found guilty of unsportsmanlike conduct, and have the Gold medal taken away. I have posted this on Facebook, and now I am probably banned from ever going to his country.
victor wrote:
hellner grabbed northug's pole at 1:11:11 in the cross country race . is that not cheating to coast on another's pole? it is quite clear on our nbc tv coverage . someone please let me know if this is legal.. he won the gold medal thanks , victor layman haystackmtn@msn.com

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