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03/01/2010

Cross country wrap up

Bernard Weil, Chief Photographer/Multimedia

The cross country facility in Whistler is a contrast of both stunning scenery and the harshness of the course that rolls through the trees on the mountain side.

BW_CC4x10Men01_0224A lone skier is dwarfed by snow covered trees during the men's 4x10 cross country competition, February 24, 2010, at the Vancouver Olympics, Whistler. 

BW_CC4x5Wom01_0225Russian cross country skiier Natalia Korosteleva is a blur as she works her stride in the women's cross country 4x5km relay, February 25, 2010.

BW_MenCC30k_08_0220Canada's Ivan Babikov, after the men's cross country 30km pursuit competition, February 20, 2010. 

DB6C8315Remo Fischer of Switzerland crests a hill during the men's 4x10 cross country competition, February 24, 2010, at the Vancouver Olympics, Whistler.  

 BW_CC4x10Men03_0223Large snowflakes hang in the air as skiers negotiate the course during the men's 4x10 cross country competition.

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Belarus skiier Ekaterina Rudakova is blurred during the women's cross country 4x5km relay, February 25, 2010.

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Canadian Alex Harvey, left, is framed by large Olympic rings as he speeds passed Alex Teichmann of Germany during the men's team sprint semifinal, February 22, 2010.

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In the pursuit event, men ski 15 kilometres on a classic course, left, and 15 kilometres on the freestyle course at right. Women ski 7.5 and 15 kilometres respectively.

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Skiers make their way down the slope during the men's 50km mass start race.

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Coming into the final turn, Dario cologna of Switzerland wipes out behind eventual winner Petter Northug of Norway, while Canada's Devon Kershaw (far right 28) follows the lead pack, during the cross country 50km mass start race, February 28, 2010, at the Vancouver Olympics, Whistler.


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Canada's Devon Kershaw, left, stretches just inches behind Germany's Tobias Angerer to come in 5th place during the cross country 50km mass start race, February 28, 2010.

 BW_MenCC30k_05_0220Sweden's Marcus Hellner wins gold after the men's cross country 30km pursuit competition, February 20, 2010.

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Emmanueal Jonnier, of France, hides his face in disgust as he crosses the finish line during the men's 4x10 cross country competition at Olympic Park, Whistler, February 24, 2010.

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Canadian skier Sara Renner shows her exhaustion to Kazakhstan skier Oxana Jatskaja following  the women's team sprint semifinal, February 22, 2010.

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