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Athletes to watch for 2010

Updated: August 12, 2009, 6:53 PM ET
By Amy Rosewater | Special to ESPN.com

Perhaps there is something in the ice in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Back in 1980, of course, it was the site of the "Miracle on Ice," in which a group of American college hockey players somehow upended the Soviet Union team, what many considered the greatest hockey team ever. The United States went on to win the Olympic gold medal.

This past week in Lake Placid came yet another miracle.

Erin Hamlin, a 22-year-old who now is the toast of her hometown of Remsen, N.Y., pulled off the unimaginable ...

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