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Athletes in motion: 2016 sports photos

Friday December 30, 2016

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Great sports organizations with great athletes make for great photo opportunities. Here is a selection of our favourite sports photos from the past year.

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1 Vanier Crusaders' Chad Williams storms the key against the F.H. Collins Warriors during Super Hoops play January 7 at Vanier Catholic Secondary. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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2 Whitehorse Huskies forward Ted Stephens gets set to score his second of the game against the Powell River Regals at Takhini Arena January 23. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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3 Tagish musher Dave Johnson speeds down the trail during the Cool Dogs Hot Pools race at the Takhini Hot Pools January 31. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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4 Whitehorse's Sheldon Casselman tees off on hole 10 at the WDGA Rendezvous Ice Bowl charity tournament February 28. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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5 Members of the T.A. Firth Rangers throw their cash prize in the air after winning the Sourdough Rendezvous Hockey Tournament at Takhini Arena February 28. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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6 Whitehorse's Emily Nishikawa celebrates a third gold medal as she crosses the finish line during the Haywood Ski Nationals March 26. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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7 Etienne Geoffroy rides a rail on his way to first place in the Yukon Freestyle Ski slopestyle competition April 10 at Mount Sima. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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8 Dawson City's Emily Gaw sends a forehand over at the Yukon Open Table Tennis Championships May 15. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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9 Whitehorse's Preston Blackie races in VeloNorth's Icycle Sport North Klondike Time Trial May 25. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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10 Yukon high school students race the senior male 4x100-metre relay at the YSAA Track and Field Meet June 1 at F.H. Collins Secondary School. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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11 A competitor from Juneau performs on the uneven bars during the Yukon Gymnastics Championship June 11. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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12 Robin Smith starts leg three of the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay June 18. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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13 Yukon paddleboarder Stephen Waterreus navigates Five Finger Rapids on June 30 during the Yukon River Quest. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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14 Talon Dolan flies down the six-step at the Whitehorse Skate Competition July 2. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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15 Laura Holmes rides Highlands McDuff during the Yukon Horse and Rider Association annual summer show July 9. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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16 Lake Pearson, top, and Cody Richards duel in the longsword at Company of the White Wolf's second annual Great Northern Tourney July 3. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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17 Jeff Cousins competes at the Whitewater Rodeo at the Rotary Centennial Bridge in Whitehorse on August 3. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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18 Whitehorse's David Eikelboom cools off in the river after winning the Yukon River Trail Marathon August 7. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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19 Paddlers race a dragon boat during the Yukon Flatwater Championships on Schwatka Lake August 6. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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20 Massey Baker whips over the final jump on the Drop the Clutch trail during a Sima Slamfest race September 18. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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21 Liam Mather speeds through the trees on Lefty Loosey during a Sima Slamfest race September 18. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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22 Whitehorse Huskies forward Kane Dawe gets tripped up during the second game of a double-header against the Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs at Takhini Arena October 16. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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23 Grace-Anne Janssen prepares to deliver a serve at a Yukon Table Tennis drop-in session October 23. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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24 Glacier Bears' Jordan Baird races breaststroke during at the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet November 5 at the Canada Games Centre. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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25 Yukon Freestyle Ski Team's Miguel Rodden goes big during the men's final of the Canada Cup slopestyle competition at Mount Sima Nov 27. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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26 Nash Holmes from Yukon Montessori School goes up for the one-foot high kick during the Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle's Inter-School Championship December 8. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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27 Whitehorse Huskies forward Jordan Lane snaps a penalty shot against the Kelowna Sparta at Takhini Arena December 10. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)

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