Linda Robertson

February 23, 2014 12:01 AM

Linda Robertson: Time to send tourist Olympians packing?

Kanes Sucharitakul’s goal in the Olympic giant slalom race was not to finish last. On his personal score sheet, he won the gold medal when he beat competitors from countries such as Libya, Peru, India and the Cayman Islands. Never mind that the Thai skier finished 65th and 29.77 seconds behind official winner Ted Ligety, a margin that mocks the stopwatch in an event decided by fractions of seconds.

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Linda Robertson

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Linda Robertson has been a reporter at the Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.

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