A Long Shot to Glory: How Lake Placid Saved the Winter Olympics and Restored the Nation's Pride

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Sometimes life is like a movie. There are moments and events in life - not often - that are as exciting and as dramatic as a movie. What happened in Lake Placid, New York in February 1980 at the Thirteenth Winter Olympics was such a time. For those who experienced it in person or watched the games on television, they remember where they were when the US hockey team beat the Soviet Union and then beat the team from Finland two days later to win the gold medal. The sports victory of an underdog group of college kids was ...

A Long Shot to Glory: How Lake Placid Saved the Winter Olympics and Restored the Nation's Pride 2012, Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781457512872

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