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Seavey first Alaskan to win USA Wrestling title Army soldier stationed in Fairbanks. Bockert, who got some of his wrestling training experience at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., recently signed on with the Army for another three years so he could help continue...
A surprise from Alaska

Wrestler Tela O'Donnell lives in a dorm room at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, a long way from home.
Juneau's other Olympian

Jeff Donaldson's love affair with fixing bikes has been an on-again, off-again relationship.
Alaska guide to the Games

As the 2004 Summer Olympics open in Athens tonight, perhaps it's only fitting that two women from Homer made the odyssey to Greece.
Former UAF shooter aims for the gold in Paralympics

Former University of Alaska Fairbanks shooter Dan Jordan is going for Paralympic gold this week in Greece.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Carlos Boozer Jr. is one of 16 of the country's top basketball players in Miami this week trying to be among the 12 who will represent the U.S. junior national team in a major tournament in Brazil.
Urata training like an Olympian

In her first meet as a member of the U.S. Junior National Synchronized Swimming Team, Kimiko Urata helped her squad place third at the 2007 U.S. Open National Championships.
Alaska Native makes Olympic team

...slept. The motion promoted healing and helped ward offdeconditioning. Doctors and physical therapists at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., worked on her for a month, trying to strengthen her leg, particularly her quad...
Tompkins has midas touch

Joe Tompkins of Juneau found his way through near-blizzard conditions to make Disabled World Cup skiing history Tuesday afternoon.
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod

...fiercely competitive." The former Alaska high school wrestling champion, who also spent a year at the U.S. Olympic Training Center before turning his attention back to dogs, was the first musher to reach the White Mountain checkpoint at...


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