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Bump Brothers: Wilsons stay on barbed wire road to Olympics

March 18, 2017  |   News

The first jump on the road to the Olympics came near a lonely stretch of Interstate 90 on the Continental Divide in Montana. Moguls skiers Brad and Bryon Wilson built the jump off a rock near the bottom of the hill. Often, they would ski through the moguls and off ...
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Final alleged victim testifies at former ski coach's sex assault trial

March 17, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A woman testified Friday at Bertrand Charest’s sex-assault trial that the former ski coach harassed her on a daily basis when she was a teenager. The alleged victim testified by videoconference and said Charest would touch her breasts on a regularly, often in front of other skiers. “It was constant harassment,” said the witness, ...
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Canadian cross-country skier Alex Harvey wins sprint gold at World Cup finals

March 17, 2017  |   News

QUEBEC — Canadian cross-country skier Alex Harvey ended his World Cup season in fine form with a gold medal on home soil. Harvey skied to victory in the men’s 1.5-kilometre freestyle sprint today at the World Cup finals. The skier from Saint-Ferreol-des-Neiges, Que., passed Norway’s Finn Krogh on the final turn. Stina ...
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12th and final alleged victim testifies at former ski coach's sex assault trial

March 17, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A woman is testifying at Bertrand Charest’s sex-assault trial that the former ski coach harassed her on a daily basis when she was a teenager. The alleged victim says Charest would grab her breasts and once started kissing her as he gave her a massage when she was 17. She is the ...
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Shiffrin claims overall WC title with Stuhec skipping slalom

March 17, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin will clinch the overall World Cup title before even racing during World Cup Finals after Ilka Stuhec and her coach said the Slovenian skier won’t compete in the slalom. The 22-year-old Shiffrin will join Phil Mahre, Tamara McKinney, Bode Miller and Lindsey Vonn as the ...
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No decision yet about whether Charest will testify at his sex assault trial

March 16, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Lawyers for former ski coach Bertrand Charest say they don’t know yet whether he will testify at his sex assault trial. Defence lawyer Jacky-Eric Salvant said today the decision will be made over the weekend. Salvant says he and his co-counsel will present a defence with key witnesses regardless of whether Charest takes the stand. Charest, 51, is on trial on ...
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Austrian Hannes Reichelt captures super-G at finals

March 16, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Hannes Reichelt of Austria used a smooth run to win the super-G at World Cup Finals on a challenging course that saw quite a few racers fail to finish. Reichelt navigated the tricky course in 1 minute, 8.22 seconds on Thursday to beat Dominik Paris of Italy ...
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