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Schleper Ready for Her First Mother’s Day

For most athletes, spring is a time to focus on training for the upcoming season. But for two U.S. Ski Team athletes, this spring has brought something special. Sunday, three-time Olympian Sarah Schleper and the U.S. disabled cross-country team’s Monica Bascio will celebrate their first Mother’s Day as mothers.
Schleper, who gave birth Jan. 30 to her son Lasse Gaxiola, is looking forward to spending her first Mother’s Day with a few special people. “I will be with Lasse and my mom and my mother-in-law on Sunday,” Schleper said. “Celebrating from the other side is a totally new experience. I think the first Mother’s Day is the most special.”

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Posted on: May 7, 2008