SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 121
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SCR121.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO OLYMPIC ATHLETES - Stating findings of the Legislature and
recognizing and honoring the Idaho athletes participating in the Winter
Olympic games in Torino, Italy.
02/13 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/14 Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
02/17 Ref'd to St Aff
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006
IN THE SENATE
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 121
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE IDAHO
3 ATHLETES PARTICIPATING IN THE WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES IN TORINO, ITALY.
4 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
5 WHEREAS, the XX Winter Olympics will be held in February in Torino, Italy;
7 WHEREAS, the Winter Olympics bring together the finest athletes in the
8 world in their respective sports; and
9 WHEREAS, the Winter Olympics bring out, to the fullest extent, the drama
10 of human athletic competition with "the thrill of victory and the agony of
11 defeat" with the resultant display of good sportsmanship by the competitors;
13 WHEREAS, there are six Idahoans at the 2006 Winter Olympics and they are
14 Jeret Peterson, 2000 Timberline High School graduate in freestyle skiing,
15 Kristine Holzer, 1992 Centennial High School graduate who also attended the
16 University of Idaho, in long track speedskating (3000 meters), Nate Holland,
17 1997 Sandpoint High School graduate, in snowboardcross, Lars Flora, 1996 Wood
18 River High School graduate, in cross country skiing, Courtney Yamada, born in
19 Idaho Falls and a resident of Boise, in the skeleton, and Werner Hoeger, Boise
20 State kinesiology professor and Boise resident, in the luge representing
21 Venezuela; and
22 WHEREAS, we wish Jeret soft sweet landings, Kristine's blades to run true,
23 Nate's line to be sweet and fast, Lars to ski speedily 'cross the frozen snow,
24 Courtney's sled to speed like a bullet down the track, and Werner's experience
25 to propel him to the front of the pack and that we wish that all Idaho
26 Olympians achieve their potential during the games without injury; and
27 WHEREAS, all Idahoans in the Winter Olympic Games are to be especially
28 commended for being the best athletes in the world in their particular sport.
29 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses-
30 sion of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the Senate and the House of Repre-
31 sentatives concurring therein, that the members of the Legislature take this
32 opportunity to recognize and honor the Idaho athletes participating in the
33 Winter Olympic Games and wish them the best of luck in their respective ath-
34 letic competitions.
35 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be, and she is
36 directed to forward a copy of this resolution to Jeret Peterson, Kristine
37 Holzer, Nate Holland, Lars Flora, Courtney Yamada and Werner Hoeger.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes Olympic athletes
that hail from Idaho and wishes them well in the 2006 Torino,
Italy Winter Olympic Games.
There is no impact to the state general fund.
Name: Senator Elliot Werk
Representative George Eskridge
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SCR 121