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1.William Flaherty, Survivor of Rare Disease, to Represent Puerto Rico in Giant Slalom

He was an Alpine skier representing, of all places … That story is getting a sequel at the 2022 Winter Games, and this time, William Flaherty is the main character. The younger Flaherty brother, now 17, will compete in the men’s giant slalom Saturday …

Published Date: 2022-02-12T15:37:00.0000000Z

2.Skier leaves illness behind to make Olympics

William Flaherty will ski for Puerto Rico today in the giant slalom at the Beijing Games. Although winning a medal is not really within his reach, his health and his studies are. Flaherty was born in Cincinnati and moved to Puerto Rico when he was 6.

Published Date: 2022-02-13T04:00:00.0000000Z

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1.Charles Flaherty (alpine skier)

Charles Flaherty (born December 19, 2000) is an American born alpine skier who competed for Puerto Rico in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Flaherty was born…

2.Puerto Rico at the 2022 Winter Olympics

competing in two sports. Skeleton racer Kellie Delka and alpine skier William Flaherty were named as the Puerto Rican flagbearers during the opening ceremony…

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1.Skier William Flaherty

Older brother Charles Flaherty (Alpine skiing): Competed for Puerto Rico at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games (first PUR winter Olympian since Salt Lake 2002) and two Junior World Championships (2017, 2019). Debut : 2020 FIS event in Copper Mountain (Giant slalom – 45th) Injuries : Side effects of chemotherapy from a bone marrow …

2.Skier William Flaherty

William Flaherty will represent Team Puerto Rico during the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. He survived a rare immune disorder with a bone marrow transplant from his older brother, whose…

3.Skier William Flaherty

William Flaherty will make his Winter Olympics debut at Beijing 2022, representing Puerto Rico in the men’s alpine giant slalom on Sunday. Photos courtesy of Ann Flaherty 8:00 AM ET Tom Hamilton…

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The Flaherty family moved to Puerto Rico when William was just six years old because his dad was transferred for work. Even though ski slopes aren’t found on the island, he continued to find ways…

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William C. Flaherty Date of birth 2004-05-09 Results No results Olympics News Germany’s Johannes Ludwig becomes oldest luge gold medalist with Beijing win Germany’s Johannes Ludwig is the Olympic…

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The Flaherty family moved to Puerto Rico when William was just six years old because his dad was transferred for work. Even though ski slopes aren’t found on the island, he continued to find ways…

7.Skier William Flaherty

Puerto Rico flag bearers Kellie Delka and William C. Flaherty march in the opening ceremony. … An Alpine skier, he is the only athlete representing his island nation at the Games.

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And how: Now 17 years (and two months) old, Flaherty is representing Puerto Rico as an alpine skier in the 2018 Winter Olympics, holding the flag for his country during the opening ceremony….

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Flaherty was 13 years old when he began skiing competitively. Watching the 2014 Winter Olympics sparked his interest in taking up the sport. Flaherty trains in Colorado from late October to late April each winter, and returns to Puerto Rico for the summers where he enjoys kitesurfing and swimming in the warm Caribbean waters.

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Puerto Rico is currently competing at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, from 4 to 20 February 2022.. The Puerto Rican team consists of two athletes (one male and one female) competing in two sports. Skeleton racer Kellie Delka and alpine skier William Flaherty were named as the Puerto Rican flagbearers during the opening ceremony.

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