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Check out some of the best new athlete quotes you may have missed.
“I have achieved a lot these last years but feel I am in a position that I have nothing to lose. I have nothing to prove anymore.” - Seb Ogier in his first big interview since signing for M-Sport.
"A win today would have been magical. But second isn't too bad either. I'll take it!" - Aksel Lund Svindal after his downhill run at Val Gardena.
"My first thought was, ‘OK, just move the legs'. But I was not able to tell right away if they were moving or not, and then I scratched a #ski boot with my toes. That was a really good sign, but I still didn’t know how bad it was. Will I be able to walk again?” - Marko Grilc describes the moment he realised he had broken his back.
“I wasn’t into Star Wars or the Three Muskateers or anything like that but I said I’d try it. My first memory was of a very fat guy with a hot dog - he was like 11 or 12. We then started doing fencing footwork which looks like ballet. I was like ‘I’m not doing it’, then here I am today.” - Alexander Choupenitch on how his journey in Fencing started.
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“It’s truly a blessing to share stages with the top 23 deejays in the world, it has been an amazing and phenomenal couple of days.” - DJ Puffy after winning #redbullthr3style in Santiago.
“I hope it will have a big impact. #people who try it, and kids, they love it. Now after 20 years our federation has a medal again at The Games.” – Peter Kauzer wants his silver medal to inspire a new generation in Slovenia.
“Surfing under the Northern Lights was something I will remember forever. The Aurora Borealis was dancing across the sky. I count myself lucky I had the opportunity to do so. It’s another world up here in Norway." – Mick Fanning after travelling to Norway to surf under the Northern Lights.
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