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  • Lillehammer 2016 Cross Country Cross Free -- Photodesk


    02/15/16

    (ATR) Athletes got a taste of the new Cross-Country Cross Free event while spectators cooked traditional Norwegian food over fire pits at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games.

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    The first of the eight new YOG events started on a clear, cool morning at the Birkebeineren Cross Country Stadium, with some spectators bringing their own cross country skis to navigate the viewing areas. The family atmosphere included a few dogs and small children, some only a year old.

    Around the Rings' Karen Rosen was on-the-scene reporting (and trying her hand baking pinnebrød). Here are a few of the moments publisher Sheila S. Hula captured.

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