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Alaska's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:39 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Alaska's Sports Rushmore are below:

Carlos Boozer - (Juneau) The Olympic gold medalist helped lead Duke to the 2001 National Championship.

Susan Butcher (Juneau) - The four-time Iditarod champion is the second woman to ever win the event and has 12 top-five finishes.

Scott Gomez (Anchorage) - The two-time All-Star is the first Alaskan to play in the NHL and the winner of the 1999-00 Calder Trophy.

Joe Redington - Led the first sled-dog expedition to the summit of Mount McKinley in 1979 and is the "Father of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race."

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