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Paraplegic musher aims for Iditarod

...this extreme disability in the race (George Attla, who ran the Iditarod in the mid-1970s, had a leg stiffened by childhood polio). There are no restrictions against a handicapped person competing. Suriano attempted his first step toward the...

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Alaska's top sports figures

...stage. Carlos Boozer 4. George Attla, Huslia, sprint mushing: Despite a pronounced limp and stiff right leg from childhood polio, Attla captured 10 Fur Rendezvous World Championships and eight Open North American Championships in a career that...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...stage. photo: Sports 4. George Attla, Huslia, sprint mushing: Despite a pronounced limp and stiff right leg from childhood polio, Attla captured 10 Fur Rendezvous World Championships and eight Open North American Championships in a career that...

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Bearers of the flame

...Valley High School hockey team from his wheelchair; and Nick Parker of Anchorage, who had leg and lung damage from childhood polio but recovered enough to guide 30 trips up Mount McKinley. Besides Roberts, another torchbearer who just found out...

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