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With mementoes of her late dad close by, Uhlaender wins world title in skeleton
The last time she had raced in a World Skeleton Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., back in 2009, Katie Uhlaender was mourning the death two weeks earlier of her father, Ted, the former major league outfielder who had urged her to keep competing even as she wanted to stay at his side during a year-long battle with bone marrow cancer. She finished seventh.
February 24, 2012