Government job for Cahow

Former women’s hockey star to work for Obama

28.05.2014
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Former U.S. women’s national team player Caitlin Cahow (left, with Angela Ruggiero) celebrates after winning the 2011 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. women’s national team player Caitlin Cahow will join the administration of President Barack Obama it was announced by the White House.

Cahow was named member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.

The 29-year-old represented the United States in two Olympic Winter Games winning silver in Vancouver 2010 and bronze in Turin 2006. In IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship play she won three gold medals (2008, 2009, 2011) and one silver (2007) and was named to the All-Star Team of the 2011 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Switzerland.

After ending her playing career in 2013, the Connecticut native joined the board of directors of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League where she previously played for the Boston Blades. She was also part of the Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

MARTIN MERK

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