One Alaskan is competing in the Winter Olympics a record fourth time for a female U.S. cross-country skier, while another gave up a high-paying job as a securities trader to return to athletic competition. Another of Alaska's five cross-country skiers is only a year out of high school.
...was referring to the U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey victory over the Soviet Union in a semi-final game at the 1980 Winter Olympics."You could see it in our kids eyes before the game.," Sjoroos said. "They wanted to win this one. They...
Tracy Rivera of Juneau finished in 208th place Sunday in the Ironman-Lake Placid triathlon in Lake Placid, N.Y.
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