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Salmon Run Series wraps up

...occasion, one of Alaska's own Olympians stopped by. Nordic skier and two-time winter Olympian Holly Brooks barely arrived in...get to the event in time, the Anchorage Pacific University skier found herself immersed in a crowd of engaged runners that ranged...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-08-06/salmon-run-series-wraps-up
Sports
Ostrander selected for US Junior Mountain Running Team

...Trails. Ostrander thought up the Salmon Run Series for her Caring for the Kenai project, and this Wednesday two-time Olympic skier and two-time Mount Marathon champion Holly Brooks will be there as an advocate for Healthy Futures. The race starts at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-08-02/ostrander-selected-for-us-junior-m
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Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

...was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow...sun-splayed Wasatch mountains Monday when the skier descended into a steep gully filled with...abruptly stopped recording to help rescue the skier. His friend, Aaron Rice, told The Associated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-12/backcountry-skier-survives-avala
Outdoors
Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...from Kahiltna Base Camp, at 7,300 feet, in 11 hours and 48 minutes. While nine-time Marathon women's champ and Olympic skier Nina Kemppel was known to take a week off to go sea kayaking after the race due to what it did to her legs, Jornet will run...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-04/forsberg-jornet-rewrite-mount-mara
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Ostrander's senior debut adds to buzz about Saturday's Mount Marathon

...weeks ago, citing a winter of ski marathons that sapped her energy. Kikkan Randall, the 2011 champion and four-time Olympic skier, also is out of the race, telling the Alaska Dispatch News she wants to focus on her ski training.The crossing of such strong...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-02/ostranders-senior-debut-adds-to-bu
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Fox leads Peninsula at Besh Cup

Soldotna skier Sadie Fox led Kenai Peninsula skiers by taking third in the "A" final in classic sprint skiing at the Besh Cup in Fairbanks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-17/fox-leads-peninsula-at-besh-cup
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Gibson, Pothast grab wins at high school borough ski races

...Addison Gibson beat fellow freshman teammate Riana Boonstra by nearly 30 seconds in the girls varsity race, while Soldotna frosh skier John-Mark Pothast won the boys race by 10 seconds over Kenai freshman Karl Danielson. Held at the Wolverine trailhead of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-06/gibson-pothast-grab-wins-at-high-s
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'Family tradition' takes skier to Olympics

...Demers' more than 30 cousins. A gifted skier who had just graduated high school, he...team and everybody else." A four-way skier, Demers competed in every event at competitions...mine who was older than me, this fellow skier, he said, 'Don't go to Dartmouth...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011308/people_3576.shtml
People
Newbie skier becomes coach, marathoner all in good time

...story, Peterson is quite the accomplished skier himself and will make his annual trek in the 20th Tour of Anchorage come...it and turned himself into an excellent skier and coach.? Bill Holt, who grooms trails...chubby tuba player. Now he?s a buff skier and still a good tuba player.? Holt...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022507/people_0225peo002.shtml
People
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It's the skinny skier's version of venturing off-piste at Mount Spokane's Cross-Country...what he prefers to call the "Forest Trail."Last year, a skier who opts for wool clothing instead of stretch Lycra asked him...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-20/nordic-skiing-off-groomed-trails
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