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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 3 - Dan Merkley

Dan Merkley shares his SLOC stories with host Christian Napier (recorded 31 March 2020).

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Show notes:

Dan Merkley shares his SLOC stories with host Christian Napier (recorded 31 March 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

If you worked on the Games as a staff member, contractor or volunteer and want to share your story please email cnapier@gpfour.com.

WARM UP
00:36 - Welcome Dan
01:25 - What's Dan doing these days?

PRELIMS
04:20 - Sluffing school for Atlanta
06:55 - The Sport Education and Values Foundation
07:59 - Finally hired by SLOC

QUARTERFINALS
09:57 - A long commute
12:25 - "They were all fantastic"

SEMIFINALS
14:45 - Ralph Cranston and Ed Norton
17:20 - Not enough beds

FINALS
20:05 - Embarking on a career

MIXED ZONE
23:40 - Winning the lottery
28:42 - Have a dinner roll
29:52 - Handing off the flame

COOL DOWN
30:56 - The "Mama Leone"
32:44 - Remembering Napster
35:30 - A surprise calling
41:13 - Witnessing a wedding

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