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Fri., March 7, 2014, 8:41 a.m.

Skiers, boarders gear up for 24-Hours of Schweitzer

Hank Sturgis, left, and Matt Gillis at the end of the 24 Hours at Schweitzer event on March 31. Gillis raised $33,000 in pledges for skiing 143 runs to benefit research on cystinosis, a rare disease that has inflicted Sturgis. (Courtesy photo)
Hank Sturgis, left, and Matt Gillis at the end of the 24 Hours at Schweitzer event on March 31. Gillis raised $33,000 in pledges for skiing 143 runs to benefit research on cystinosis, a rare disease that has inflicted Sturgis. (Courtesy photo)

WINTER SPORTS – Die-hard soloists and teams on skis and snowboards will be riding the lifts through the night on March 21-22 for the annual 24 Hours of Schweitzer.

The all-day, all-night fundraiser benefits cystinosis research.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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