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Clarkson Dean Carries Olympic Torch In Lake Placid
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Photo Caption: Clarkson University Dean of Students Steve Newkofsky carries the Olympic Flame to the top of the Ski Jump Tower on December 29 as the Torch passed through Lake Placid on its way to Salt Lake City. Newkofsky was one of several area residents chosen as Olympic torchbearers. “It was a genuine honor and quite exciting to participate in this event,” he said. A veteran distance runner, Newkofsky’s training came in handy during his Olympic run.