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January 25, 2009 in Outdoors
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The Spokesman-Review Pokorny warms up for a free-style skiing workout that continued into darkness at Mount Spokane.

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Pokorny, a member of the Spokane Junior Nordic Ski Team who often must train by herself, has emerged as one of the top female high-school cross-country skiers in the Pacific Northwest.

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Annie Pokorny, 16, takes in the sunset over fog-shrouded Spokane before beginning her after-school cross-country skiing workout at Mount Spokane.

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Annie Pokorny of Spokane, 2008 Langlauf women’s champ, poses at the podium with overall winner Erik Bjornsen of Winthrop.