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Alaskans Teela, Steer, Hakkinen headed for Olympics

MIDWAY, Utah - Jeremy Teela was a little kid when he told his mom he was going to be in the Olympics. Rachel Steer was barely a teen-ager when she started training for them. And Jay Hakkinen was groomed to be a Olympian for eight years. Now...
Olympic athletes need flu shots, too

...Country Championships in Anchorage, allowing racers, coaches and spectators to get their shots. Olympic biathlete Rachel Steer helped promote the clinic, getting her shot while wearing skis. Before December only a limited group could receive...
U.S. biathletes get no home-field advantage

...little victories in the 2002 Winter Games. The Americans took last among 15 teams in the 30-kilometer relay and had Rachel Steer of Anchorage's 31st place in the 15K as the best individual finish. They were 12 minutes, 21 seconds behind Germany's...
Kasilof biathlete sixth in World Cup

...finished 52nd, more than two minutes behind the winner, in Friday's race. He was the second American finisher. Rachel Steer of Anchorage missed nine of 20 targets Thursday to finish 84th in a 15-kilometer race.
Ten Alaskans drop in on the Winter Games

...biathletes are Jeremy Teela and Rachel Steer, both of Anchorage. When they...championships in the Mount Marathon. RACHEL STEER Hometown: Anchorage. Sport...Olympics. Capsule biography: Rachel Steer, 24, grew up sailing, skiing...
Sixth Alaskan qualifies for Salt Lake City Olympics

...Nordic skier Nina Kemppel of Anchorage and three biathletes -- Jay Hakkinen of Kasilof, Jeremy Teela of Anchorage and Rachel Steer of Anchorage. Three more Nordic skiers -- Aelin Peterson of Fairbanks, Kikkan Randall of Anchorage and Wendy Wagner...
Victory sends Alborn to Olympics

...Alaska biathletes are among the favorites going into the Olympic Trials later this month -- Jay Hakkinen of Kasilof, Rachel Steer and Jeremy Teela of Anchorage, and Deb Nordyke, a Bartlett High grad now living in Utah. Anchorage's Scott Gomez...
Local Sports Briefs

...included 10 Alaskans -- ski jumper Alan Alborn, snowboarder Rosie Fletcher, biathletes Jay Hakkinen, Jeremy Teela and Rachel Steer, and cross-country skiers Nina Kemppel, Wendy Wagner, Aelin Peterson, Kikkan Randall and Lars Flora.
Full Text of Gov. Knowles' State of the State speech

...Alaskans who have made America's Olympic team so far - Alan Alborn, Rosey Fletcher, Jay Hakkinen, Nina Kemppel, Rachel Steer, Jeremy Teela and Joe Tompkins - let's begin the cheering now. Good luck Alaskans! Like our athletes, Alaska's...
Alaska qualifies four more for Olympic Team

...five Alaska Olympians are ski jumper Alan Alborn of Anchorage, snowboarder Rosey Fletcher of Girdwood, and biathletes Rachel Steer of Anchorage, Jeremy Teela of Anchorage and Jay Hakkinen of Kasilof.


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