Johann Olav Koss, is a former speed skater from Norway. He won four Olympic gold medals, including three at the 1994 Winter Olympics in his home country, he resides in Toronto, Canada. Johann Olav Koss was born in Buskerud County, Norway. Johann Olav Koss became the Norwegian Junior Champion in 1987, but he could not compete with the world top skaters in the 1986 and 1987 World Junior Championships. In 1988, he debuted with the seniors at the World Championships in Alma-Ata, but failed to qualify for the final distance; the following year, he finished eighth in the same tournament, placing second on the 1,500 m. His breakthrough came in 1990, winning the World Allround Championships in Innsbruck, Austria; the following four years, he would win two more world titles, while finishing second in 1993 and third in 1992. He finished second in the next three editions. Koss had a total of twenty-three World Cup wins, while winning four overall World Cup titles. Koss made his Olympic debut at the 1992 Winter Olympics, finishing seventh on the 5,000 m, five days after undergoing surgery because of an inflamed pancreas.
He would recover to win silver on the 10,000 m. In 1994, the final year of his speed skating career, Koss gained fame outside the speed skating world by winning three gold medals at the 1994 Winter Olympics in his native Norway, winning all races in new world records, two of which would remain unbeaten until the clap skate era. For his performance, he was named Sports Illustrated magazine's Sportsman of the Year in 1994, together with Bonnie Blair. In addition, he received the Oscar Mathisen Award three times: in 1990, 1991, 1994. After his speed skating career, Koss trained as a physician at the University of Queensland in Australia, he became a member of the International Olympic Committee. He married Canadian businessperson and politician Belinda Stronach on 31 December 1999, but they divorced in 2003. in 2000, Koss founded the Canadian-based International Humanitarian Organisation, Right To Play, which uses sport and play as a tool for the development of children and youth in the most disadvantaged areas of the world.
The organization operates in more than 20 countries reaching over one million children each week and is supported by more than 620 staff worldwide and over 14,900 volunteer Coaches. In August 2015, Koss transitioned in to the role of Founder at Right To Play where he still stays active in a variety of fundraising initiatives, where he maintains his seat on the International Board of Directors, he married his second wife, Jennifer Lee, in New York on 23 May 2009. Lee's friend Chelsea Clinton was one of the bridesmaids. Lee is a Harvard College, University of Oxford, Harvard Business School graduate, a former cellist who studied at The Juilliard School, she is the granddaughter of Kim Chung Yul, the former Prime Minister of South Korea and Chief of the Korean Armed Forces during the Korean War. She is the Co-Founder of a retail business called BRIKA which sells products from under-the-radar artisans and makers, she is a former management consultant and most a private equity investment professional at Ontario Teachers' Private Capital in Toronto.
They have four children together, Annabelle and Aleksander. In November 2009, after American Peter Mueller was stripped of his coaching role with Norway for an inappropriate comment to a female team member, Koss was appointed head coach, despite no previous coaching experience. Association sporting director Oystein Haugen told Reuters that Koss has been a revelation despite no previous coaching experience. Koss completed his Executive MBA at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management in the University of Toronto in Canada, he has Honorary Doctorates from several universities - Brock University, University of Calgary, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, the University of Agder in Norway. On 1 July 2015, Koss was made an honorary Member of the Order of Canada. At the 2018 Olympic Games Koss was inducted into the Olympians for Life project for using sport to make a better world. An overview of medals won by Koss at important championships he participated in, listing the years in which he won each: Koss skated ten world records: Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the official world records on the dates that Koss skated his personal records.
Source: SpeedskatingResults.com Koss was number one on the Adelskalender, the all-time allround speed skating ranking, for a total of 1,998 days, divided over three periods between 1992 and 1997. He has an Adelskalender score of 155.099 points. List of multiple Olympic gold medalists at Trond. All Time International Championships, Complete Results: 1889 - 2002. Askim, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 2002. Eng, Trond. Norsk Skøytestatistikk Gjennom Tidene, Menn/Kvinner, 1999. Askim/Skedsmokorset/Veggli, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 1999. Eng, Trond. Norsk Skøytestatistikk Gjennom Tidene, Menn/Kvinner, 2004. Askim/Skedsmokorset/Veggli/Hokksund, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 2004. Eng and Teigen, Magne. Komplette Resultater fra offisielle Norske Mesterskap på skøyter, 1894 - 2005. Askim/Veggli, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 2005. Teigen, Magne. Komplette Resultater Norske Mesterskap På Skøyter, 1887 - 1989: Menn/Kvinner, Senior/Junior. Veggli, Norway: WSSSA-Skøytenytt, 1989
Sarah Francesca Green is a Professor of social and cultural anthropology at the University of Helsinki. She is a specialist on borders, spatial relations and sexuality, information and communications technologies, she has lived in Greece, the UK, USA, Italy and lives in Helsinki, Finland. In September 2016, Green was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant to develop new research in the Mediterranean region; the project is called Crosslocations. She was awarded an Academy of Finland Project, called Transit and Travel, which concerns the Mediterranean, though its focus is different. Sarah Green was born in Suffolk, she grew up in Athens, where she first attended school. Following the move of her family to the UK, she continued school there. After a short period at the University of Texas at Austin, she moved back to the UK and became an undergraduate at the University of Cambridge to study the Archaeology and Anthropology Tripos. After another short period in the USA, she began doctoral studies at Cambridge in 1988, obtained her PhD in Social Anthropology in 1992.
Her professional career began as a Research Fellow and an Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, from where she moved to Manchester University in 1995. In 2006, she was appointed as a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Manchester, where she served as the Head of Social Anthropology. Green has held visiting appointments in other UK Universities, as well as in Finland. Although the subject matter of her research varies Green’s major conceptual interest lies in the notion of location. For Green such locating practices are inextricably linked to political conditions, as well as social and epistemological elements, her research themes include: the politics of sexuality in London. A considerable portion of her research work was undertaken in the context of interdisciplinary research teams. Early on in her career Green participated in Archaeomedes I and II, which were EU funded projects exploring environmental perceptions and policy making. From 2004 onwards she has been involved in various research activities as a co-ordinator within the ESRC Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change.
Since 2006, she has been developing an international research network dedicated to exploring both conceptually and empirically issues related to borders and bordering practices on the eastern periphery of Europe. EastBordNet was funded by COST in 2008 and Green acted as the PI and Chair of the Action. A range of themes related to border research have been explored and a fresh conceptual approach towards the study of borders has been developed; the network included 27 countries and over 280 scholars by the time it held its second international conference in Berlin. The network continues, though it is no longer funded by COST. A new book series entitled Rethinking Borders is about to be launched by the Manchester University Press, with Green as series editor. In 2011, she was invited to be the Executive Program Director of the American Anthropological Association, the biggest international conference in the field of anthropology and was hosted in Montreal. 2013 Borderwork: a visual journey through periphery frontier regions.
With Lena Malm. Helsinki: Jasilti. 2005 Notes from the Balkans: Locating Marginality and Ambiguity on the Greek-Albanian Border. Princeton, N. J. and Oxford: Princeton University Press. Winner of the Douglass award for best contribution to Europeanist Anthropology 2006. Has been translated into Polish and Greek 1997 Urban Amazons: Lesbian Feminism and Beyond in the Gender and Identity Battles of London. London: Macmillan
The State of Arkansas has a total of eight metropolitan statistical areas that are or located in the state. Twenty of the state's 75 counties are classified by the United States Census Bureau as metropolitan. Among these is one of the fastest growing MSAs in the United States, Fayetteville Springdale-Rogers; the following table lists population figures for the metropolitan areas with their Arkansas counties, in rank of population. Population figures are from the 2016 U. S. Census estimate. There are three combined statistical areas in the state; the Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Combined Statistical Area includes the Little Rock and Pine Bluff metropolitan areas and the Searcy micropolitan area. The Jonesboro-Paragould combined statistical area was created by the Census Bureau in 2005 and includes the Jonesboro metropolitan area and Paragould micropolitan area; the Hot Springs-Malvern Combined statistical area was created in 2013 which includes the Hot Springs metropolitan area and the Malvern micropolitan area.
The three Combined Statistical Areas in the state are listed in the table below with their populations from the 2016 U. S. Census estimate
KYTT is a Christian radio station licensed to Coos Bay, Oregon. The station is owned by Lighthouse Radio Group. KYTT's programming includes Contemporary Christian Music, with some Christian talk and teaching programs. Christian talk and teaching shows heard on KYTT include; the station began broadcasting November 19, 1978, held the call sign KICR. The station broadcast at 98.3 MHz, was owned by Intercontinental Ministries. The station aired a format consisting of religious programming, beautiful music, classical music. In 1983, the station's call sign was changed to KYTT-FM. By 1984, the station was airing religious programming. By 1985, the station's frequency had been changed to 98.7 MHz. K-Light is heard on translator K285GA 104.9 FM in Gold Beach, Oregon. KYTT's official website Query the FCC's FM station database for KYTT Radio-Locator information on KYTT Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KYTT
The Girl Most Likely is a musical and comedy film about a young woman who becomes engaged to three men at the same time. The film, a remake of Tom and Harry, was directed by Mitchell Leisen, stars Jane Powell, Cliff Robertson, Keith Andes; the choreography is by Gower Champion. This was the last film was distributed by Universal Pictures, it was the final film directed by Leisen. Dodie lives with her dreams of marrying a millionaire. At home in California, near the ocean, her boyfriend Buzz is a real-estate agent of modest means, he proposes marriage and she accepts, but tells her pal Marge that she has doubts. A yacht owned by wealthy Neil Patterson, which gets Dodie's fantasies going, she swims to meet him. Asked on a date, Dodie is thrilled until she learns that the man isn't Neal at all but Pete, his poor mechanic, it isn't long before Pete proposes. He infuriates Buzz by pretending to buy a house and bringing Dodie along as his fiancee. A drunk Neil invites her onto the yacht. At first, she's annoyed by his advances.
Neil is the rich suitor of her dreams, one who buys a taxi rather than just hailing a ride from one. After being out till 4 a.m. Dodie is brought home by Neil, only to find Buzz and Pete impatiently waiting on her doorstep. Asking time to sleep on a decision, Dodie tells them the next morning that she has made her choice: Neil; the guys reluctantly accept, Dodie goes off with her new betrothed. But the minute Pete kisses her goodbye, she promptly changes her mind. Jane Powell as Dodie Cliff Robertson as Pete Keith Andes as Neil Patterson, Jr. Kaye Ballard as Marge Tommy Noonan as Buzz Una Merkel as Mother Kelly Brown as Sam Kelsey Judy Nugent as Pauline Frank Cady as Pop Joseph Kearns as Mr. Schlom, Bank Manager "The Girl Most Likely" Music by Nelson Riddle Lyrics by Bob Russell Sung over the opening credits by The Hi-Los "I Don't Know What I Want" Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung by Jane Powell "We Gotta Keep Up with the Joneses" Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung by Jane Powell and Tommy Noonan "Travelogue" Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung by Jane Powell, Cliff Robertson, Kaye Ballard, Kelly Brown and Ensemble "Balboa Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung and danced by Jane Powell and Ensemble "Crazy Horse" Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung and danced by Jane Powell and Children's Chorus "All the Colors of the Rainbow" Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Sung and danced by Jane Powell, Keith Andes, Kaye Ballard, Kelly Brown and Ensemble The Girl Most Likely was a remake of the 1941 RKO picture Tom and Harry.
RKO produced the film in 1956, but after the breakup of the studio, Universal bought the release rights. Jane Powell had been under contract to MGM for 14 years until November 1955, she signed a three-picture deal with MGM. In February 1956, she signed a three-picture deal with RKO, the first film, to be The Girl Most Likely. Carol Channing, under contract to RKO to make 10 films over five years, signed to costar along with Ralph Meeker. In July 1956, Gower Champion signed to do the choreography. In August, Tom Noonan and Keith Andes signed to Mitchell Leisen to direct. Channing refused to do the film, unhappy with her role. RKO released her from her contract, she was replaced by Kaye Ballard. Meeker dropped out, Cliff Robertson was borrowed from Columbia. Filming took place from early September to early November 1956; the film was completed by November 1956 but not released until November 1958. Producer Stanley Rubin said the film "is an orphan, her father, RKO, died. The little girl is having to fend for itself."RKO meant to follow it up with Tempo starring Marge and Gower Champion, but it never was made.
You Gotta See This is an American reality television series produced by Comcast Entertainment Group for the Nickelodeon network. It premiered on July 21, 2012, directly after a marathon of SpongeBob SquarePants specials and The Super Spongy Square Games; the series was hosted by Chris O'Neal. Nickelodeon describes the series as combining "the best of the web, behind-the-scenes footage, celebrity interviews, bloopers" and as a 30-minute series that "rolls all the must-see clips of the week into one hilarious package". A 20-episode season of You Gotta See This was ordered by Nickelodeon in 2012, with production underway by summer 2012. Nickelodeon canceled the show after 13 episodes; the series premiered on Nickelodeon and Nickelodeon and Nickelodeon Southeast Asia in January 2013, on Nickelodeon in February 2013. No plans have been announced to broadcast the show in other countries. In May 2013, these countries began to air the episodes unaired in the United States. In June 2013 Nickelodeon confirmed that You Gotta see This would premiere on Nickelodeon Brazil and Nickelodeon Latin America on July 5, 2013