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Canoe/kayak could be staging a comeback

Updated: October 4, 2010, 8:12 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford

I wondered if I had hit a time warp when I spotted Joe Jacobi's name among the podium finishers at the U.S. canoe and kayak national slalom championships held in Dickerson, Md., the last weekend of September.

Jacobi, a 1992 Olympic gold medalist in the double canoe (C-2) slalom event, teamed with Scott Davis to take second place in the same event. Since Jacobi is 41, and just had the "interim" dropped from his chief executive officer's title at USA Canoe/Kayak, I figured this might ...

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