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Richard Weiss

Age: 33

Olympic kayaker; finished sixth in the slalom event at the 1996 Summer Games and honored as Kayak Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee; of a kayak accident when the went over a 15–foot waterfall and did not resurface

Died: Trout Lake, Wash., June 25, 1997

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