Olympic Rowing Champion Cop Ditches Oars for Ski Poles
Radovljica, 21 December - Olympic rowing champion Iztok Cop, a Slovenian athlete with the most enviable collection of eleven Olympic and championship medals, is ready for another challenge as he will attempt to qualify for the 2006 Winter Olympics in cross-country skiing. "I have been practicing cross-country skiing for my entire life," says Cop, who is set to hit the first competition track this weekend.
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