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Kenyan Skiers

Even though there's no snow in their country, some Kenyan distance runners are following Olympic dreams as cross country skiers. They're shaky on technique, but they hope their speed and endurance will ultimately make them competitive in the sport. One Kenyan skier, Philip Boit, races later this week.

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Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.