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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb. 4

...frozen Litchfield Pond in Brooklyn, N.Y., with the players wearing ice skates.1924 - The first Winter Olympics close in Chamonix, France. Sixteen countries competed in 17 events from seven sports.1932 - The Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, N...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-04/today-sports-history-wednesday-feb-4
Sports
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...out Charley Mitchell in the third round to retain the world heavyweight title.1924 - The first Winter Olympics are held in Chamonix, France.1939 - Joe Louis knocks out John Henry Lewis at 2:39 of the first round to retain the world heavyweight title...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/today-sports-history
Sports
Couple sweep Mount Marathon titles

...surprised and so, so happy," Forsberg told the Alaska Dispatch News. "I had a really good day."Forsberg, who lives in Chamonix, France, with Jornet, is a professional runner with several international titles under her shoes.Kenai Central High School...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-05/couple-sweep-mount-marathon-titles
Sports
Lee takes 13th in Snow Thrill

...the top American at the Red Bull Snow Thrill of Chamonix held last weekend in Chamonix, France. Lee, who lists Eaglecrest, Alaska...Thirteenth place here at the Red Bull Snow Thrill of Chamonix is not exactly where I would have liked to end...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022503/spo_lee.shtml
Sports
Summit brings global minds

...company's small size - Solelhac has just six employees - clients include such giants as internationally known ski resort Chamonix and outdoors brand Merrell.Solelhac said she's able to provide her clients with services her small company wouldn't otherwise...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-21/summit-brings-global-minds
Local
With third gold at worlds, Ted Ligety joins ski legends

...three men to accomplish the feat were Emile Allais, the first great French skier, who won three events at the 1937 worlds in Chamonix, France; Norwegian pioneer Stein Eriksen, who took home three golds from the 1954 worlds in Are, Sweden; and Toni Sailer...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-17/third-gold-worlds-ted-ligety-joins-ski
Sports
Paragliders soar with the eagles

...very good at handling his glider." Paragliding has its roots in France in the early 1980s. Mountaineers in the Alps near Chamonix began experimenting with hang-gliding technology to descend quickly from peaks. Instead of using the cumbersome aluminum...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080403/loc_paragliders.shtml
News
Movies Briefly

...own Kevin Quinn. The film travels to Cordova, Girdwood and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, plus Park City, Utah; Chamonix, France; Bansko, Bulgaria; Acapulco, Mexico; British Columbia; California; Colorado, Alberta; Montana; and Switzerland...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102804/thi_20041028028.shtml
This WeeK
Ten Alaskans drop in on the Winter Games

...later. Anders Haugen found out in 1974 that he really should have been given the bronze medal in the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, and he was finally presented the medal when he was 83 years old. Alborn is considered the best American medal hope...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020802/spo_akolympics.shtml
Sports
FYI

...2006, a daughter, Lily Denali Monique Germain, weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces, to Carole Germain and Jean-Louis Germain of Chamonix, France. Recent births at the Juneau Family Birth Center: On Sept. 28, 2006, a son, Gavin Christopher Garrison, weighing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100606/nei_20061006099.shtml
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