August 18, 2004

Susan Nattrass comes in 6th at the Olympics...
Susan Nattrass, who competes for Canada in the Women's Trapshooting, came in 6th at the Olympics in Athens.
She wasn't even supposed to make it to the Olympics, since she qualified in 13th place internationally before the Olympics started, due to a series of unfortunate incidents (falling through a heating duct, broken guns at championships, and absesses in her cheek where she holds her gun). Yet, after appealing to the IOC, she was able to secure a place at the Olympics this summer.
She won six world championships in a row, she's been awarder the Order of Canada, and even beat Wayne Gretzky for the Canadian Athlete of the Year in 1981.

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