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Drysdale didn't let accident break him

Three-time world champion Mahe Drysdale has Beijing on his mind. Three-time world champion Mahe Drysdale has Beijing on his mind. (ARAM BOGHOSIAN/FOR THE GLOBE)
By Tony Chamberlain
Globe Correspondent / October 18, 2007

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An island of 4 million people seems an unlikely nation to rule the waves. But in 2000, the year New Zealand was defeating the United States, Italy, and seven other countries to take the America's Cup - the highest prize in yacht racing - a Kiwi rower, Rob Waddell, won the gold medal in single sculls at the Sydney Olympic ... (Full article: 1095 words)

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