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Esko's DeRocher and downhill skiing are a perfect match

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When asked how quickly a person can fly downhill on a pair of alpine skis, Alex DeRocher was quick to respond.

"I don't even know how fast," he said, "but fast."


That's just how he likes it.

The Esko sophomore speedster is the centerpiece to the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton alpine ski team this winter, a team captain who has been cruising down the slopes for years, adoring the pace of the winter sport the most.

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