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Jenny Jones is first Brit to Win a Olympics Medal on Snow

I am a native Austrian, so winning Winter Olympic medals is something i am totally used too. I cannot imagine how huge it is to win the first ever Olympics medal on snow for a country. Jenny Jones just did that for the UK.

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Jenny Jones is first Brit to Win a Olympics Medal on Snow

British snowboarder Jenny Jones won the bronze medal in Snowboard Slopestyle. The discipline is one of the new competitions to premiere at the Sochi Olympics. 33-year-old Jenny Jones surprised with her run that got her the bronze medal. It is the first Olympics medal for the UK on a snow discipline. The UK won Olympics medal for Ice disciplines before. Read more details on Jenny Jones long journey to this sensational win on BBC .

Below see a Tweet from Jenny Jones before she heads out to celebrate her medal. I guess she is still not back at her hotel room.

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The Sochi Olympics are the most expensive to date and will start on Feb. 7 with the secret opening ceremony. 2,500 athletes from 86 countries compete for the medals in 98 competitions at the Sochi Olympics.


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Source: Russia Today   Full article at: Russia Today 2 days ago, 8:31pm CDT


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‘Arrogant & reckless’: London mayor buys England’s first water cannons

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Source: Russia Today   Full article at: Russia Today Jun 11 2014, 2:16am CDT

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Ski Club of Great Britain awards the Pery Medal and honours the outstanding performances of Great Britain’s Winter Olympians and Paralympians.

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Source: Cision Wire   Full article at: Cision Wire May 22 2014, 2:58pm CDT

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Theresa May urged to investigate police request for blogger to remove tweets

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