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  1. Fly fishing and real estate: Top 40 profile of Justin O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Justin O'Connor, 37, owner and operator of the Sotheby's Realty brokerage in Kelowna, is the seventh of 40 honourees for the new season of Kelowna Top Forty Under 40. Every week in this space with Top Forty Under 40 we profile a businessperson under the age of 40 who is finding success in their career and making a difference. The series is presented by BDO Accountants and Consultants, Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and The Daily Courier.

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  2. New trails for Nordic skiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    Scott Gallup is not a cross country skier. He had a decades-old pair of thin skis that collected dust until his wife ultimately painted them for decoration.

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  3. Utah's Olympic facilities need $39 million in upgrades, legislative audit findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    Utah needs to spend more than $39 million to ready the ski jumps, speedskating oval, bobsled track and other Olympic facilities for hosting another Winter Games, according to a legislative audit released Tuesday. "Maintaining Olympic assets is essential for an effective Olympic bid," the legislative auditor general's report stated, recommending that the state support ongoing improvements and upgrades to the former 2002 Winter Games venues.

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  4. PHOTOS: Fast & FemaleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Fast and Female, an organization that works to empower girls ages 8-18 through sport, hosted their annual event at the Center of Excellence Sunday morning, October 15, 2017. The event aimed to give young girls an opportunity to have fun participating in stations highlighting different sports in an inclusive atmosphere with elite athletes.

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  5. Kimberly Native has Olympic DreamRead the original story

    Tuesday | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... an eating disorder for a long time." After overcoming his eating disorder, Schommer found success in cross country skiing. His college coach encouraged him to try biathlons which combines cross country skiing and rifle marksmanship. A little more ...

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  6. Gilson set to compete in Special Olympics North America Tennis ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lakeland Times

    ... since. She has racked up 40 medals during her athletic career, which has included swimming, bowling and cross country skiing. One of her highlights was a trip to Ireland in 2003 to compete in the Special Olympics World Games as one of four players ...

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  7. Birch Brook Nordic skiers enjoy participation in Canada 150 event at Labrador WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Labradorian

    Young skiers from the Birch Brook Nordic Ski Club turned in a good showing on Feb. 25 and 26 at the Canada 150 Kidsfest, hosted by the Menihek Nordic Ski Club in Labrador City. In addition to the medals awarded for the top three finishers, the members of the Jackrabbit ski program returned home with memories of a fun weekend on the snow and meeting new friends.

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  8. This one's for Richard: Olympic comeback inspired by late coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | CBC News

    After three Olympic appearances as a biathlete, Zina Kocher has her sights set on honouring her late coach by reaching a fourth - this time as a cross-country skier. For sheer fun, Zina Kocher signed up for the 2017 Canadian Cross-Country Ski Nationals in her hometown of Canmore, Alta.

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  9. Run Galway Bay set to make history as 4,000 runners descend on GalwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Galway Advertiser

    THIS Saturday October 7 will see almost 4,000 runners, joggers and walkers descend on the City of The Tribes for the annual Run Galway Bay which starts and finishes at Nimmo's Pier, the Claddagh Galway. The event which has gone from strength to strength has been sold out for weeks with participants coming from all over the world for this fast, flat and fun route along the stunning shores of Galway Bay.

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  10. a Anger, frustrationa from US biathletes, skiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | Tribune-Chronicle

    In this March 2, 2017, file photo, the United States' Susan Dunklee competes during the women's Biathlon 7.5 km sprint competition at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Dunklee, the first woman to win an individual medal in a biathlon World Championship race, says news about Russia's state-sponsored doping program had made her angry and sad in the run up to next year's Winter Olympics.

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  11. 'Anger, frustration' from US biathletes, skiersRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 30 | Washington Times

    Before Susan Dunklee became the first U.S. woman to win an individual medal in a world championship biathlon race, she spent years training 18 to 25 hours each week in the summer and racing about 35 times during the winter to fine-tune her athletic abilities. "We do two workouts a day, a mix of skiing, running, biking, to break down the muscles over and over and let them build back up," Dunklee said via Skype from a training camp in Germany.

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  12. Cannabis and fitness: 5 reasons why this is really a thingRead the original story

    Friday Sep 29 | The Georgia Straight

    ... tinctures. I live for outdoor fitness adventures, whether it's road biking to the top of Cypress, cross country skiing, or backpacking to alpine lakes. Pushing myself to complete these outdoor challenges often results in sore muscles. Properties of ...

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  13. Skier, historian among Senate award 16 new holdersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | Prague Daily Monitor

    Cross-country skiing Olympic medallist Kveta Jeriova-Peckova, historian Petr Cornej, translator and U.S. studies expert Josef Jarab and renowned dermatologist Petr Arenberger were among the 16 personalities presented with the Senate Silver Medal on the eve of the Czech Statehood Day on Wednesday. The commemorative medal was given to them by Milan Stech , chairman of the Senate, the upper house of parliament.

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  14. Nordic skiing: Musgrave hopes to be real contender in PyeongchangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Reuters

    Andrew Musgrave likened himself to a 'tranquilised badger' at the 2014 Sochi Olympics but the Briton has alerted the big names of cross-country skiing to his potential ahead of the Pyeongchang Games next February. The 27-year-old, who was born in England and lived in Alaska before returning to Scotland and then moving to Norway, finished fourth in the 50km at this year's world championships in Lahti, Finland.

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  15. Interview - Nordic skiing-Musgrave hopes to be real contender in PyeongchangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Andrew Musgrave likened himself to a 'tranquilised badger' at the 2014 Sochi Olympics but the Briton has alerted the big names of cross-country skiing to his potential ahead of the Pyeongchang Games next February. FILE PHOTO: FIS Nordic Ski World Championships - Men's Cross-Country 50 km Mass Start Free - Lahti, Finland - March 15, 2017 - Andrew Musgrave from Britain celebrates after the race.

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  16. Sixteen personalities receive medals of merit on eve of St. Wenceslas DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Radio Prague

    ... on the eve of the Day of Czech Statehood, or St Wenceslas Day, September 28. Among those honoured were cross country skiing champion Kveta Jeriova-Peckova, historian Petr Cornej, and oncologist Jitka Abrahamova

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  17. An injured distance runner reinvents her Twin Cities Marathon traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Star Tribune

    I used to be that runner - someone who squeezed in a run nearly every day to take a break from the rest of life and feel the outdoors. I long for those days, especially as crisp September days tick closer to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

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  18. Snow Sports Apparel Market: Regional & Competitive AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | SBWire

    ... are now also making a foray. Snowboarding, Ice Hockey, Alpine and Freestyle Skiing, Ski Mountaineering, Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon, and Ski Jumping are some of the most common snow sports played across the world. As per the findings of an ...

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  19. United States Olympic Committee wait on doping probes, others want actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | The Indian Express

    While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia's ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of doping investigations that will determine the country's status. "This has taken a long time to get sorted out, and we're very anxious to see the outcome," USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said Monday.

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  20. Winter Olympic training center in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Channel3000

    An artist rendering of the Central Cross Country Ski Association headquarters building. It's part of a project that could cost $10 million to develop.

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