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14 members of Canadian Olympic team from province

Outsiders may mock us here in Manitoba — our provincial bird is the mosquito; we get 10 months of winter and two months of bad snowmobiling, etc. — but here’s something of which the rest of this country should take notice:

When it comes to breeding and building Olympic athletes, we not only hold up our end of the bargain, we kick some serious butt here in the Keystone Province.

Free Press sports writer Ed Tait takes quick look at the 14 Manitoba-born athletes who will participate in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Whistler.

For the full story, see today's newspaper or our fpNews electronic edition.

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Outsiders may mock us here in Manitoba — our provincial bird is the mosquito; we get 10 months of winter and two months of bad snowmobiling, etc. — but here’s something of which the rest of this country should take notice:

When it comes to breeding and building Olympic athletes, we not only hold up our end of the bargain, we kick some serious butt here in the Keystone Province.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Free Press sports writer Ed Tait takes quick look at the 14 Manitoba-born athletes who will participate in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Whistler.

For the full story, see today's newspaper or our fpNews electronic edition.

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