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King meets Russian gay teenager in Sochi; texts Jason Collins after whirlwind trip

...attended the closing ceremony with a U.S. delegation that included former Olympic gold-medal winning speedskaters Bonnie Blair and Eric Heiden."They are iconic. They are speedskating to me, they put it on the map," King said. BREAKTHROUGHS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-01/king-meets-russian-gay-t
Zhang Hong pulls stunner to give China its first speedskating gold

...earned bronze in 1:14.90.Hong's winning margin ? 0.67 ? was the largest in the women's 1,000 since Bonnie Blair's runaway victory at the 1994 Lillehammer Games. In fact, it was larger than the past four Olympic races combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-13/zhang-hong-pulls-stunner
Sochi Games delegate Boitano says sexual orientation only 'one part' of him

...a two-time medalist in women's hockey, will attend the closing ceremony with Olympic speed skating champions Bonnie Blair and Eric Heiden."I have been fortunate to represent the United States of America in three different Olympics, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-19/sochi-games-delegate-boi
Patience will be golden for U.S. speedskaters

...doesn't have a sure-fire gold medal contender such as Bonnie Blair or Dan Jansen. Instead, this group hopes to use its...older than 22. "Please look past what Dan Jansen and Bonnie Blair did," Kemkers said. "If you do that, you'll see...

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Five Americans to watch in Vancouver

...win on television's Dancing With the Stars in 2007, and now has a chance to bolster his athletic rep by breaking Bonnie Blair's record of six medals won by a U.S. Winter Olympian. Ohno will compete in four events, and his best opportunities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2010-02-12/five-americans-watch-va
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Speedskaters struggle once flame goes out

...produced some of the most iconic figures in U.S. Olympic history, from Eric Heiden and Dan Jansen to Sheila Young and Bonnie Blair. At the past three Winter Games, speedskaters were chosen to carry the American flag at the opening ceremonies. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/30/oth_553767.shtml
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Witty wins 1,000-meter race in record time

...Lemay-Doan, the gold medalist at Nagano, clocked 38.29 in the women's race, clipping nearly a second off Bonnie Blair's 1995 mark of 39.13, while Bouchard's 35.98 smashed Dan Jansen's 1994 men's record of 36.30. In the...

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Notebook from Nagano

...He retired from the sport in 1994, but returned in 1997 in time to qualify for the 5,000-meter relay in Nagano. Bonnie Blair, the most decorated U.S. Olympian in Winter Games history, is back this year, even though she has retired from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/oly_221968.shtml
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Americans getting used to clap skates

...Cruikshank, 28, said after qualifying for his fourth Olympics. Cruikshank is married to five-time Olympic champion Bonnie Blair, who said she wishes the move to clap skates had been delayed until after the 1998 Winter Olympics. "Some skaters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/oth_219789.shtml
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Swiss gold winner can keep controversial bondings

...Olympic medal in today's 1,000 meters. A victory would break his six-medal tie with long-track speedskater Bonnie Blair as the most decorated American Winter Olympian.BOBSLED INJURY: Swiss brakeman Juerg Egger was strapped to a support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2010-02-19/swiss-gold-winner-can-ke
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