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Randall gets her big chance in women's sprint

...American victory that could give the sport a boost back home. The only American to win an Olympic cross-country medal was Bill Koch, who took silver in the men's 30-kilometer race at the 1976 Innsbruck Games."It's cool to realize that I've...
Today In Sports History meters of a 1.2-kilometer freestyle. Randall is the first American to win a World Cup cross country race since Bill Koch in 1983. She finishes in 2:48.7 - 0.7 seconds ahead of Jacobsen.2010 - American Ryan Lochte sets the first individual...
Anchorage's Kikkan Randall makes U.S. skiing history

...freestyle. Sound off on the important issues at Randall is the first American to win a World Cup cross country race since Bill Koch in 1983. She finished in 2 minutes, 48.7 seconds - 0.7 seconds ahead of Jacobsen. Natalia Korosteleva of Russia...
U.S. can only admire winning Nordic ski performances from a distance

...skiing, which started as a 50-km endurance test in the 1924 Olympic Games and has evolved into 12 events this year. Bill Koch, who won the silver in the men's 30-km freestyle in 1976, remains the only American to medal. "That's a question...
Alaskans have a great season on snow

...sprint title and placed fifth in the overall standings, becoming the first American to claim a World Cup title since Bill Koch in 1982 and establishing the best overall finish in history by an American woman.Randall finished third in the sprint...
Alaska qualifies four more for Olympic Team

...Bodensteiner said. "They skied their way onto the Olympic Team and we're looking for our best results since 1976 when Bill Koch won his silver medal. And (we're looking) to use the Salt Lake City Olympics as a springboard toward even greater...
Randall claims silver medal at Nordic worlds

...really a good one for our sport in the United States." The silver was the first American cross-country medal since Bill Koch won bronze in the 30K at the 1982 worlds. Also Tuesday, Ola Vigen Hattestad of Norway won the men's cross-country...


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