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February 25, 2010

The First Miracle On Ice

THE FIRST MIRACLE ON ICE

Before the U.S. Olympic Hockey team came out of nowhere to win gold in 1980, there was the 1960 U.S. Team. Dick Meredith was one of the players. They were not expected to even medal at the games, but the team went undefeated, and captured the gold. Dick talks with Dick Gordon about what it was like to play that unforgettable series of games in Squaw Valley, Calif. fifty years ago.

  • Find out more about the film Forgotten Miracle

 

THE WILL TO WIN - AN UPDATE

Before the Olympic Games began, Dick spoke with Katie Uhlaender. She's a skeleton racer for the US - that means she flies down an icy track on a sled, face first, at high speeds. Dick caught up again with Katie now that her competition is over. She didn't medal, but she does have memories to last a lifetime. She tells Dick about the conversation with a fellow Olympian that cemented her future plans.

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