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Annual Entrepreneurial Event at Gogebic Community College


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OLYMPIC GOLD medalist Billy Demong, executive director for USA Nordic Sports is coming to GCC May 3. Demong will motivate and inspire the students and public that hear his presentations. Demong will highlight the importance of teamwork and innovation to name a few things important for success.

IRONWOOD - The Entrepreneurial Center for Innovation and Development at Gogebic Community College will host Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Demong.

He is executive director for USA Nordic Sports.

Demong will be in Ironwood on Wednesday, May 3, to provide multiple programs to the Gogebic Range.

He grew up in the Adirondack Mountains and began ski jumping in the Lake Placid Ski Club. A cross country skier as soon as he could walk, he added the longer skis when he was 8 and fell in love with the sport of Nordic Combined.

At 17, he relocated to Steamboat Springs, Colo., to join a team of inspire...

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