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Trailbreakers battle ice blocks on Quest

...river, chunks of ice the size of compact cars jut skyward along with thousands of smaller pieces of ice. Race manager Leo Olesen said the trailbreaking that began last month is going well. Trailbreakers have cleared a trail, with minimal rerouting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020601/Bre_mushers.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...river, chunks of ice the size of compact cars jut skyward along with thousands of smaller pieces of ice. Race manager Leo Olesen said the trailbreaking that began last month is going well. Trailbreakers have cleared a trail, with minimal rerouting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020601/Bre_mushers.shtml
Thirty-five mushers registered for the 2004 Yukon Quest

...sweetheart of a race," said Layne St. John, the executive director of the Fairbanks staff. The race will be dedicated to Leo Olesen, who died of cancer in May and was involved in the Yukon Quest since it began in 1984. He did just about everything...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121703/spo_yukon.shtml
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...poor shape this year. "I see this as the most challenging trail since 1984 (the inaugural year)," race manager Leo Olesen said this week. "The information I have ... is all the way from Dawson City to Circle is jumbled ice," Olesen said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Spo_yukonquest.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...miles of the trail were well-groomed and would provide the teams with a good opportunity to loosen up. Race manager Leo Olesen said the trail was good to Dawson. The second half of the trail, however, promised to be very rough. Volunteer trail-breakers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Loc_Quest.shtml
Ice jumble on Yukon River will slow Yukon Quest

...poor shape this year. "I see this as the most challenging trail since 1984 (the inaugural year)," race manager Leo Olesen said this week. "The information I have ... is all the way from Dawson City to Circle is jumbled ice," Olesen said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Spo_yukonquest.html
Sports
Juneau Empire Online Sports: New Quest board eyes unification 8/22/97

...fund-raising on that side of the border. ``I'm 99 percent sure we're going to do business with them,'' said Leo Olesen of Fairbanks, president of the interim board that took over Alaska operations last week. ``There are just some details...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082297/squest.html
Quest off to good start

...miles of the trail were well-groomed and would provide the teams with a good opportunity to loosen up. Race manager Leo Olesen said the trail was good to Dawson. The second half of the trail, however, promised to be very rough. Volunteer trail-breakers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Loc_Quest.html
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Iditarod allows banned musher back in race

...the Iditarod's decision. When asked if he would try and get his Quest ban lifted, Riley simply said ``No.'' Leo Olesen, head of the Quest's rules committee, had not heard of the Iditarod's decision. ``It would be a rules-committee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111199/Spo_musher.html
Sports
Juneau Empire Online Entertainment: Alaska patchworks temporary Yukon Quest board after original 7

...organization back on track. ``We have a good, solid group of people with a history and interest in the Quest,'' said Leo Olesen, the rules committee chairman who will serve as president of the temporary board until members elect a new board next...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081497/quest.html
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