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RUMFORD, Maine – As the men’s and women’s adaptive skiers at the 2012 U.S. Cross Country Championships crossed the finish line in a spread-out finish, they did what many racers often don’t think to do – they waited. After their longest races of the week — 6 k for most women and 12 k for most men in the sit-ski category –several were noticeably cold. But they were also a family, joint by backgrounds of personal challenges...

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Over and over, Christina Kouros has told coaches, administrators, and journalists that she just wants to be part of the team. The sophomore from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, started out by joining her high school’s outdoor track team, and this winter she joined the ski team, too. Why is this impressive? Kouros was born without a right leg. But that hasn’t slowed her down. In the last two years she has represented her school using a...

Christina Kouros of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, a CEHS Sophomore and member of the Cape Nordic Team, recently made history as the first Eastern High School Championship competitor to compete in the adaptive sit ski event. The EHSC Championships were held at Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine earlier this month and featured 48 person teams from New England. Kourus has competed in every high school ski meet throughout the season, and been an inspiration to her entire team....