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Ice Hockey Miracle on Ice

January 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Ice Hockey

If you think Winter Olympics and Ice Hockey, it comes down to the so called ‘Miracle on Ice’ from the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, when the USA team made up of amateur and collegiate players upset the favorites USSR in a medal round match, and subsequently went on to win the gold medal. Here is some real game footage with original play-by-play call by Curt Chaplin, taking you back to the game in 1980.

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Cool Running Jamaican Bobsled Team

January 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Bobsled

Here are the original Jamaican Bobsled team that inspired the movie ‘Cool Runnings’, from the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary Canada. Even though in this footage they crash, and they came last at their first appearance at the Winter Olympics, they were not too bad.

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Figure Skating – 1960 Squaw Valley

January 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Figure Skating

Some amateur film footage from the Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley in 1960. Not the original soundtrack (I don’t think Enya was around then), but great to see what the crowd would see. Not the fanfare that you will get these days.

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Classic Torvill and Dean on Ice

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Figure Skating

Here is a video of Torvill and Dean’s classic performance to Ravel’s Bolero during the 1984 winter olympics held in Sarajevo

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Dick Button is more than a commentator

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Figure Skating

Here is a video of Figure Skater and commentator Dick Button, and his gold medal performance from the 1952 winter olympics.

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