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Michael Nepinak, Track and Field Athlete

Michael Nepinak is a member of the Pine Creek First Nation, and is considered a Canadian track and field legend. In 1977, he set an Ivy League Track record in the triple jump, and set a Commonwealth Games record in 1978 that stood for eight years. In 1980, he became a member of Canada‚Äôs Olympic Team. He recently accepted the  National Aboriginal Achievement Award for 2002.






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