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Mom Wins Gold

Congratulations to Kikkan Randall, the only mom competing for Team USA in the Winter Olympics for winning the gold medal in cross country skiing. Randall, 35- competing in here fifth Olympics and first since the arrival of son Breck 22 months ago- teamed with Jessie Diggins to win the United States’ …

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White Wins Gold

I have to admit it. I got totally caught up in the drama of the Superpipe competition at 2018 Olympics. Shaun White was trailing the brilliant young Japanese rider Ayumu Hirano by one full point going into his last run. White’s dramatic final run included back to back 1440°s earning …

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Engineering a Broom

Brainstorming ideas over beers in bars, a pair of Canadian engineers came up with an idea to make a better broom. Not for sweeping around the house, but to be used in the sport of curling.  For most of us, the only time we see curling is during the Winter …

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