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July 8, 1992 | MARK SPINN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Keys to Kayaking Success, as interpreted by Sheila Conover: First, after seven years on the U.S. national team and two trips to the Olympics, hang up your paddles and firmly state, "Never again." No more year-round training, no more limited-income living because of the lack of sponsors for a little-recognized sport, no more dealing with team politics.
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July 8, 1992 | MARK SPINN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Keys to Kayaking Success, as interpreted by Sheila Conover: First, after seven years on the U.S. national team and two trips to the Olympics, hang up your paddles and firmly state, "Never again." No more year-round training, no more limited-income living because of the lack of sponsors for a little-recognized sport, no more dealing with team politics.
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July 28, 1985 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The coach and most of the quality paddlers will be back. There are some promising junior paddlers. But Romania will be deep and powerful as usual, and if the Russians and East Germans return to the Olympics, the American canoeing and kayaking team will need all the help it can muster at Seoul in 1988. The Americans had an Olympics that would have been modest for many countries, but was the best ever for the United States. The U.S. sent eight boats to the canoeing and kayaking finals and although Greg (Buck)
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July 28, 1985 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The coach and most of the quality paddlers will be back. There are some promising junior paddlers. But Romania will be deep and powerful as usual, and if the Russians and East Germans return to the Olympics, the American canoeing and kayaking team will need all the help it can muster at Seoul in 1988. The Americans had an Olympics that would have been modest for many countries, but was the best ever for the United States. The U.S. sent eight boats to the canoeing and kayaking finals and although Greg (Buck)
SPORTS
April 20, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Greg Barton of Bellingham, Wash., and Norman Bellingham of Bethesda, Md., both gold medalists at Seoul, are among 11 1988 Olympians selected to the 21-member American team for flatwater canoe and kayak racing at the Barcelona Olympics. Other 1988 Olympians making the team include Mark Hamilton of Costa Mesa, Sheila Conover of Newport Beach and Cathy Marino of Huntington Beach.
SPORTS
September 27, 1993
OffShore Outrigger Canoe Club of Newport Beach won the Bankoh Na Wahine O Ke Kai (Women of the Sea), a race Sunday from Molokai to Oahu, Hawaii. OffShore finished the 41-mile race in 5 hours 47 minutes 53 seconds, nearly seven minutes ahead of runner-up Outrigger of Oahu.
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August 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Orange County competitors dominated the women's kayak events in the U.S. Canoe and Kayak Championships Saturday, with Traci Phillips of Newport Beach winning gold medals in the 500-meter and 5,000-meter solo races. Shirley Dery-Batlick of Costa Mesa and Sheila Conover of Newport Beach won the silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the 500-meter event. The 75-race championships began Thursday and continue through today at the Busse Reservoir in this northwestern Chicago suburb.
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April 20, 1992 | From Associated Press
Sheila Conover of Newport Beach, Cathy Marino of Huntington Beach and Mark Hamilton of Costa Mesa, all former Olympians, were among those selected to the 21-member U.S. team for flatwater canoe and kayak racing in the 1992 Olympics at Barcelona. The team was selected during trials, which ended Sunday on Lake Wheeler in Raleigh. Others from Orange County to make the team were David Spaulding of Newport Beach, Fred Spaulding of Costa Mesa, and Mitch Kahn of San Clemente.
SPORTS
April 19, 1992 | STEVEN HERBERT
Jim Terrell of El Toro won the men's 500-meter single canoe at the U.S. Olympic canoe and kayak trials Saturday in Raleigh, N.C., qualifying for his third Olympic team. Sheila Conover of Newport Beach and Cathy Marino of Huntington Beach moved closer to berths on the Olympic team with second- and third-place finishes in the women's 500-meter kayak. Terrell's time of 1 minute 58.52 seconds edged Newport Aquatics Center teammate Fred Spaulding of Costa Mesa, who finished second in 1:59.46.
SPORTS
August 5, 1992
Newport Beach's Greg Barton, a two-time gold medalist in 1988, made it to the semifinals in both of his Olympic canoeing events Tuesday in Castelldefels, Spain, despite a rare third-place finish in his singles heat. Barton had to advance through the repechage in the single kayak 1,000 meters because he finished behind world champion Knut Hollman of Norway and Marin Popescu of Romania in a heat. Barton and teammate Norman Bellingham, a Washington, D.C.
SPORTS
August 25, 1992 | MARK SPINN
Record-setting U.S. kayaker Sheila Conover of Newport Beach will be among the participants in the 26-mile Catalina Crossing Outrigger Canoe race this weekend. The annual event, which includes a women's race from Newport Bay to Avalon on Saturday and a return men's race from Avalon to the Newport Dunes Aquatic Park on Sunday, is expected to attract more than 80 men's and women's nine-member teams. Conover, who posted an American record time of 1 minute 53.
SPORTS
July 13, 1987
A wrestler, a fencer and a roller skater. They're just three of at least 90 Orange County residents who will be among the 3,000 athletes competing in the U.S. Olympic Sports Festival in North Carolina today through July 26. And it's all. . .
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