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January 23, 2010 in Outdoors, Sports
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Schweitzer Mountain lift operator Olen Greig cheers on skiers at 6 a.m. during the 24Hours of Schweitzer ski marathon benefiting the Cystinosis Foundation. Greig started her shift at 1 a.m. to help the event and will work through her normal shift until 4 p.m. today.

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Matt Gillis of Sandpoint shows the form he used to set a record of 196 laps up and down the ski runs in 24 hours at Schweitzer Mountain. This photo was taken after Gillis had been sking virtually nonstop for 22 hours. He and a field of 123 finishers completed their marathon at 10 a.m. today.

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As the sun rose over Lake Pend Oreille this morning, skiers were still making laps in their 24 Hours at Schweitzer ski marathon benefiting the Cystinosis Foundation. The event ended this morning at 10 a.m.

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Matt Willis, individual champ in the 24 Hours of Schweitzer ski marathon benefiting the Cystinosis Foundation, holds the inspiration for the grueling fundraiser, Hank Sturgis.

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Emily Querna reports by cell phone to her mom after setting a woman’s record of 186 laps up and down the runs in the 24 Hours of Schweitzer ski marathon benefiting the Cystinosis Foundation. The event ended this morning at 10 a.m.