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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 44 - Steve O'Connor

In today's episode of the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast, Steve O'Connor recalls moving from Chicago to Salt Lake City, a lesson learned from Mitt Romney and celebrating the underdog (recorded 2 July 2020).

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Show notes:

In today's episode of the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast, Steve O'Connor recalls moving from Chicago to Salt Lake City, a lesson learned from Mitt Romney and celebrating the underdog (recorded 2 July 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

Please be sure to check out our Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective playlist on Spotify. You can also access the playlist and a map to favorite SLOC restaurants here.

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
00:27 - Teens and COVID-19

PRELIMS
04:22 - Both out of work
06:41 - What's a VCC?

QUARTERFINALS
09:25 - "I got to see everything"
10:48 - No Games experience

SEMIFINALS
13:18 - 77 days in a row
15:57 - "I can't believe they pay me for this!"

FINALS
18:26 - Road from SLOC / meeting with Mitt
22:00 - Bigger than just a job

MIXED ZONE
24:44 - Don't point a camera at the President
28:24 - A U2 ending

COOL DOWN
30:40 - Texaco sandwiches
33:35 - Celebrating the underdog

Full transcript coming...

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