Why Cross Country running should be in Winter Olympics, photo from PhotoRun.net, note by Larry Eder

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This is a picture of Sergiy Lebed, the Ukrainian who has won 9 gold medals at the European cross country championships. The picture is taken at the Campaccio XC race from 2009, and it is obvious that this guy is flying.

Most importantly, it is a very clear Illustration that Cross country running should be in the Winter Olympics, don't you think?

FYI, Lebed, at the ripe old age of 35, won the SPAR European Cross Country Champs yesterday, using a strong finish over the last 400 meters. Portugal won both the men and womens titles yesterday in senior division. Jessica Augusto won the women's title, bookcasing her junior title from 2000!

 

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