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Amanda Evora and Mark Ladwig compete during the pairs free skate competition at the U.S. figure skating championships in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday. Evora and Ladwig finished second in the competition. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Olympic dream comes true for Moorhead's Ladwig

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A Moorhead native is going to the Olympics.

Mark Ladwig, a 1999 Moorhead Senior High graduate, and Amanda Evora of Sugar Land, Texas, were chosen Saturday evening by the U.S. Figure Skating International Selection Committee as one of two pairs for the Vancouver games.


Earlier Saturday, Ladwig and Evora placed second in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, Wash., behind Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett, the other Vancouver-bound pair.

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