John Peel

A ‘Durango’ Olympic hopeful for Israel

Rotem Ishay is still an Israeli citizen. But if he makes it to the starting line at the 2016 Olympic mountain bike race, he’ll be representing more than his native country.

“Yes, I’ll be representing Israel. But the truth is, I’m representing Durango,” Ishay said in a recent interview. “If it...

John Peel is Features Editor at The Durango Herald. He can be reached at

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