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the gold medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics in the sport's debut as a medal event. Brassard has been credited with popularizing the wearing of bright knee pads to show off absorption and leg position for mogul skiers to best show judges how smoothly the athlete is taking the turns. Brassard placed 7th when the event was a demonstration sport in 1992, 4th in 1998 and 21st in 2002. * M%C3%A9lodie Daoust, member of Canada's women's ice hockey team that won gold at the 2014 Sochi Winter

with popularizing the wearing of bright knee pads to show off absorption and leg position for mogul skiers to best show judges how smoothly the athlete is taking the turns. He was born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec - bgcolor logosize 140px city Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada league Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League


Academy , a non-profit education organization. Professor Badrul Khan, has the credit of first coining the phrase Web based instruction and popularizing the concept through his 1997 best-selling Web-Based Instruction book which paved the way for the new field of e-learning. Ishfer is a Bangladeshi-American who became First place SECME

Oro Valley, Arizona

increasingly settled in the Arizona Territory, following the Mexican-American War and the subsequent Gadsden Purchase including Southern Arizona. George Pusch, a German (German people) immigrant, settled in the area of Oro Valley in 1874, establishing a cattle ranch. This ranch was unique because it utilized a steam pump to provide water, eventually popularizing Pusch's property as the Steam Pump Ranch on the Cañada del Oro. The steam pump was one of only two in the Arizona

Hanford, California

; his contract was purchased by the Detroit Tigers for $1,500. California chef Wolfgang Puck is known as one of the pioneers of fusion cuisine, popularizing such dishes as Chinese chicken salad at the restaurant Ma Maison in Los Angeles. His restaurant "Chinois" in Santa Monica was named after the term attributed to Richard Wing, who in the 1960s combined French and Chinese cooking


. Keep money, mobile phones and any valuables securely in zippered compartments inside bags. Learn Though the older people speak Cantonese (广东话 guǎngdōnghuà), the younger generation mainly speak Mandarin (普通话 pǔtōnghuà). Nanning is regarded as one of the most successful cities in China in terms of popularizing Mandarin or 'common language'. So it is a very good place to learn Putonghua for foreigners. Universities offering Chinese courses are many, including Guangxi University

San Rafael, California

County, Vallejo (Vallejo, California) in Solano County, along with Novato (Novato, California), and San Rafael (San Rafael, California) in Marin County. '''Ali Akbar Khan''' ( ) (14 April 1922 – 18 June 2009), often referred to as '''Khansahib''' or by the title '''Ustad''' (master), was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Khan was instrumental in popularizing Indian classical

Chinatown, San Francisco

such as food items like Chop Suey (Chop suey) while introducing and popularizing Dim Sum (Dim sum) to Western and American tastes, as its Dim Sum tea houses are a major tourist attraction. Johnny Kan was the proprietor of one of the first modern style Chinese restaurants, which opened in 1953. Many of the district's restaurants have been featured in food television programs on Chinese cuisine such as Martin Yan's Martin Yan - Quick & Easy. Noted Chinese American writers grew up


and Nationalization", in: ''Popularizing National Past. 1800 to Present'', Edited by Stefan Berger, Chirs Lorenz, and Billie Melman, Routledge 2012, pp. 288–307. *Kaliningrad Region, General Information Kommersant, Russia's daily On-line *

Huntington Beach, California

) Sublime , Green Day, Bad Religion, and Rancid (Rancid (band)), with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States in the 1990s. DeRogatis, Jim. ''Milk


sports via ESPN Radio, while WKRK-FM covers sports via CBS Sports Radio (WKNR and WKRK-FM are also co-flagship stations for the Cleveland Browns). As WJW (AM), WKNR was once the home of Alan Freed − the Cleveland disc jockey credited with first using and popularizing the term "rock and roll" to describe the music genre. News talk station WHK (WHK (AM)) was one of the first radio stations to broadcast in the United States and the first in Ohio

Tharpe . ''Billboard'', May 30, 1942, page 25 In 1951, Cleveland, Ohio disc jockey Alan Freed began playing this music style while popularizing the phrase to describe it.

, and against New York, Cleveland and Tampa to host the Republican Convention. Previously, Minneapolis was host to the 1892 Republican National Convention. Music left thumb The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (File:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.jpg) in Cleveland with Lake Erie in the foreground. Rock and roll music was first identified as a new genre in 1951 by Cleveland, Ohio, disc jockey Alan Freed who began playing this music style while popularizing

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