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At the Arctic Winter Games, Biathlons, Stick Pulls, and Sledge Jumps

By NPR, 07/05/16, 11:30AM AKDT

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It was the first time ever that an Alaskan athlete didn't win gold in the Alaskan high kick. Earlier this week, at the Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland, a hometown athlete named Bent Jakobsen won the gymnastic event — which requires athletes to begin from a sitting position and end in a one-hand handstand to kick a ball suspended above. The crowd went wild...