Ashifa Kassam in Toronto

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Name: Ashifa Kassam in Toronto
Date registered: March 6, 2017
URL: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/olympic-games

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Mar 06

Eddie ‘the Eagle’ soars again: ski jumper returns 30 years after Calgary Olympics

Eddie Edwards, who charmed spectators at 1988 Winter Olympics despite finishing last, described successful landing of six jumps as ‘absolutely relief’

Nearly three decades after he finished last in two Olympic events – and charmed the world in the process – the British ski jumper Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards has again soared through the air in Calgary, Canada.

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