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Derek Parra - Further Information

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Cazeneuve, Brian. "Scorecard." Sports Illustrated (February 19, 2002): 5.

Lambert, Pam. "Fellowship of the rings." People (March 11, 2002): 62.

Mellskog, Pam. "Racing for gold with God: Derek Parra and Caroline Lalive." Vibrant Life (January-February 2002): 10.

Oberjuerge, Paul. "Parra excellence; San Bernadino speed skater captures silver." Daily News (February 10, 2002): N1.

"Parra captures 1,500-meter race." New York Times. (November 17, 2002): 11.

Sandomir, Richard. "Getting there via hardware and lumber." New York Times. (February 21, 2002): 2.

Weir, Tom. "Blue-collar Parra skates to surprising silver." People (March 11, 2002): 62.

Weir, Tom. "Parra doesn't want to come up short; U.S. speed skater stands tall with extra hard work." People (March 11, 2002): C7.

Wong, Edward. "Parra turns tables and zips to gold in 1,500." New York Times. (February 20, 2002): D1.


"Athlete profile: Derek Parra." U.S. Olympic Team Home Page. http://www.usolympicteam.com/athlete_profile/v_Parra.html (January 15, 2003).

"Derek Parra." U.S. Speedskating Home Page. http://www.usspeedskating.org/rosters/Parra.html (January 15, 2003).

"Latino community embraces Olympic champion." Latino Legends in Sports. http://www.latinosportslegends.com/2002/parra_Latino_community_embraces_him-101102.htm (January 15, 2003).

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