IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective
Episode 6 - Jess Christiansen
Host Christian Napier looks back at the Games with "child of the Utah Symphony" Jess Christiansen (recorded 14 April 2020).
Host Christian Napier looks back at the Games with "child of the Utah Symphony" Jess Christiansen (recorded 14 April 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.
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00:47 - Staying in Mom's basement (sort of)
03:30 - Protesting the Games
06:50 - Miss Independent
08:13 - Another Games in Utah?
10:17 - A whole new (corporate) world
11:54 - The morning of 9/11
13:38 - Moving to the venue
14:52 - An amazing venue team
16:30 - Venue training
18:33 - Born into the Utah Symphony
21:18 - The best office
23:45 - "I don't think I can do 5,000"
26:44 - Selling my car and moving to Athens
28:47 - A unique yet very random skill set
33:04 - "Come What May" (techno?)
34:54 - Milkshakes
36:24 - "Smelling the barn"
Full transcript to come...