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    • As Bailey Prepares to Say Farewell, NDC-Thunder Bay Has Guns Blazing Into U23 Trials

      January 14, 2012

      FasterSkier.com - By Chelsea Little:

      When National Development Center Thunder Bay (NDC-TB) Head Coach Eric Bailey announced in December that he was going to retire at the end of the season, the Canadian ski community wondered who, if anyone, could possibly replace him.

      Over the last eight years, Bailey had quietly built a reputation as a leader at the remote training center, situated at the head of Lake Superior in Ontario. While Canmore gets most of the press these days and Quebec feeds off of every ounce of Alex Harvey’s success, the Thunder Bay squad has been steadily gaining momentum; last year Bailey placed one athlete on Cross Country Canada’s (CCC) senior development team and sent three to World Junior and U23 Championships.

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