Marit Bjørgen Like You Never Seen Before Appears In Charity Photoshoot

Marit Bjørgen Like You Never Seen Before Appears In Charity Photoshoot

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Marit Bjoergen is all flowers this week – literally. A Norwegian skiing star has appeared in the photoshoot for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, sporting a night sleeveless gown decorated with freshly cut flowers, sponsored by the flower store Mester Grønn. Each year the florists create a special Pink Ribbon bouquet, as their way of supporting breast cancer research. In 2016 NOK 2.7 million from the sale of bouquets, freshly cut roses and scented candles was donated. Says Bjoergen: - To recover from breast cancer to then fight after effects must be incredibly tough. Not just for those who are ill, but also those who are close to them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3Alqj8l5OM In 2017, Mester Grønn’s florists have gone one step further and have created ski racing suits – pink, of course,…
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(Some) Olympians Express Concerns: Pyeongchang Games Are Too Close To North Korea

(Some) Olympians Express Concerns: Pyeongchang Games Are Too Close To North Korea

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Therese Johaug had already said goodbye to Olympic Games, suspended Russian skiers still have a hope. It sounds ironic, but some skiers, not having obstacles to participation in the Olympics, have severe doubts: should they go to Pyeongchang or not? “If North Korea wants to start the war during the Olympics, they'll do it - there is no doubt about that. And then, I think, the whole sports world will be wiped out”. says Astrid Jacobsen, representing athletes in the IOC, in conversation with the Norwegian VG newspaper. https://www.instagram.com/p/BMCQClgjWnC/ However, the skier confesses, that she hasn't got enough knowledge to foretell which way things will go: “I don’t believe, that they (the IOC) will go ahead with the Olympic Games, if there is a cradible threat to lives” – concludes…
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