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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).

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Show Notes:

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.

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
00:47 - Staying in Mom's basement (sort of)
03:30 - Protesting the Games
06:50 - Miss Independent
08:13 - Another Games in Utah?

PRELIMS
10:17 - A whole new (corporate) world
11:54 - The morning of 9/11

QUARTERFINALS
13:38 - Moving to the venue
14:52 - An amazing venue team

SEMIFINALS
16:30 - Venue training
18:33 - Born into the Utah Symphony

FINALS
21:18 - The best office
23:45 - "I don't think I can do 5,000"

MIXED ZONE
26:44 - Selling my car and moving to Athens
28:47 - A unique yet very random skill set

COOL DOWN
33:04 - "Come What May" (techno?)
34:54 - Milkshakes
36:24 - "Smelling the barn"

Full transcript to come...

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