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Hometown Olympian hopes to inspire next generation

Fresh from their second Olympic Games, biathletes Brendan Green and Rosanna Crawford came back to Hay River to spread the word about hard work and determination last week. “It doesn’t matter where you come from,” said Crawford. “If you put in the hard work and dedication, you can do whatever it is you want to […]

Fans go Green for Brendan

Excitement is building as the community cheers on biathlete Brendan Green in Sochi, Russia. While Green came in 23rd in his first race Feb. 8 as a result of a missed shot that added 30 seconds to his time, he placed high enough to join the Canadian men’s biathlon team in the pursuit event on […]

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Gearing up for Green

Other athletes may come from bigger places and have more people behind them, but it’s hard to beat the ardent support for Brendan Green as he heads to the Olympics next month. “He’s a real inspiration for kids around the North,” said Bob White, long-time member at the Hay River Ski Club and the organizer […]

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Back to the Olympics

  After months of uncertainty, Hay River biathlete Brendan Green has finally earned a spot to compete at next month’s Winter Olympics. The now two-time Olympian called his latest results at the Olympic-qualifying national trials in Canmore a “big relief.” Following months of training and recovery from a back injury sustained in 2012, Green started […]

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Olympic hopeful seeks support

  It’s nearly down to the wire for Brendan Green to return to the Winter Olympic games. Now, two things need to come together – training and funding. The two go hand-in-hand, according to the biathlete from Hay River, who has spent the last year recovering from an injury. Green – who competed for Canada […]

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Hay River Olympian gets boost

  Brendan Green has not had an easy go of it recently. The Hay River-born biathlete suffered a herniated disk two years ago and, after several surgeries to repair it, said he has spent the better part of 11 months either on bed rest or in recovery, and not training as hard as he would […]

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Green eyes Olympics despite injury

Brendan Green – Hay River’s very own Olympian – is hoping to be ready and able to qualify for next year’s winter games in Russia. The biathlete, who competed at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in 2010, is still recovering from an injury that originated when he was hurt training with weights in mid-2011. In […]

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Hay River Olympic biathlete’s season in jeopardy

  It’s been a rough summer for Brendan Green, and a largely horizontal one at that. “It’s a little tough cause I can’t sit for too long, so I spent most of my day laying on my back,” Green said. The biathlete and 2010 Olympian from Hay River aggravated a herniated disc in his back […]

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Local biathlete makes top 25 at World Cup

While young territorial biathlete hopefuls partook in Arctic Winter Games trials to earn a spot on Team NWT, Brendan Green represented Canada by making the top 25 at the Biathlon World Cup.  On Sunday the Canadian biathlon team finished sixth place in the World Cup mixed team relay making history by achieving the best results […]

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Hay River rallies around Olympian Green

The TV camera locked on to Brendan Green as he prepared to explode into his leg of the men’s 4 x 7.5 km race in Whistler, BC. It was a tense moment for Green, as well as for 3,600 people in a remote community 2000 km north of him. Crowds wearing green flocked into the […]

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