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Winning ways

Lake Placid native Weibrecht overcomes injuries, wins Silver

Andrew Weibrecht passes a gate to win the silver medal in the men's super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Sunday.
Andrew Weibrecht passes a gate to win the silver medal in the men's super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Sunday.
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Complete coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games Andrew Weibrecht’s silver medal in Sunday’s super-G may have caught some people by surprise, but Jay Rand was not among them. The executive director of the New York Ski Educational Foundation saw how hard the Lake Placid native trained last year and knew his determination wasn’t fleeting. He saw Weibrecht — his 28-year-old son-in-law — fight through one injury after another, only to make the U.S. ...

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