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2014 travel hot spots: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

NEW YORK - The Olympics, the World Cup and commemorations of World War I, D-Day and the fall of the Berlin Wall are some of the events that will spotlight...
SoHi graduate Blackburn continues with throwing career

...Many involved in the program end up trying out for the Olympics.The only problem for Blackburn has been the recovery...think I read that the average age for throwers (in the Olympics) is 28, so with smart training, I should be close...
Hutchison does not make Olympics

Skyview graduate Michaela Hutchison did not make the Olympics on Saturday at the Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Hutchison wrestled at 55 kilograms, but did not make it to the finals...
Apodaca does not make Olympics

Melissa Apodaca, who wrestled for Soldotna Middle School and Chugiak High School, did not make the Olympics on Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Apodaca lost both of her matches at the trials. She lost her first...
Nikiski's Hall sets sights on Olympics

If North Roader Zach Hall performs well in Western Europe, the Alaskan could be headed south to the Olympics. The 25-year-old Nikiski High School graduate will compete at the International Biathlon Cup races in Altenberg, Germany...
Run for the River draws over 260

...believes running saved her life.Ethiopia native and former orphan Mekbeb Denbrock, 8, dreams of one day competing in the Olympics.Soldotna resident Tony Oliver, 54, feels healthy, finally, free of a 30-year smoking habit and no longer tipping...
Every athlete should walk away a better person

...sole point of high school basketball is not to make the NBA. The sole point of high school swimming is not to make the Olympics. There are so many more reasons to participate in something than just to "go somewhere" with it. I swim, and I...
Life lessons shared from the biathlon course

...he's dedicated his life. Last week, Hakkinen spoke at length about what it takes to become an athlete and train for the Olympics. It was a great example of hard work and dedication in action for those youth who attended. It's great to see Hakkinen...
Peninsula athletes miss out: Biathlon -- the 'perfect Alaskan sport' -- unable to find a home

...season been ranked number 1 in the world -- an American first in the history of the sport. All three are competing in the Olympics with the very real chance to earn USA's first Olympic medal. This has to be such an inspiration to the hundreds of...


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