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Year in Review: Derek Van Diest saw Canadian hurdler retire with dignity

Many Canadians can recall watching the track and field competition at the 2008 Beijing Olympics where a young, unknown hurdler named Priscilla Lopes-Schliep shocked the world with her bronze-medal performance. 146 more words


Rocky start to Lopes-Schliep's relationship with coach

When first approached by Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, track and field coach Anthony McCleary did not want anything to do with the young athlete.

Yet, McCleary soon discovered Lopes-Schliep was not the type to be denied. 299 more words

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Canadian hurdling icon hangs up her spikes

Priscilla Lopes-Schliep has cleared her last hurdle and is moving on, having given everything she has to the sport.

A young family and lack of a winter training facility where she resides contributed to Lopes-Schliep’s decision to hang up her track spikes and call it a career. 784 more words

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Dan Barnes: Canadian hurdling still in good hands

You wouldn’t think a hurdler could make time to catch a torch thrown her way, what with all those obstacles to jump and a finish line to reach. 847 more words