IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective
Episode 45 - Don Pritchard
We go straight to the source to get the real story behind hot dogs and Wahoos - Don Pritchard joins the podcast! (recorded 8 July 2020).
We go straight to the source to get the real story behind hot dogs and Wahoos - Don Pritchard joins the podcast! (recorded 8 July 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.
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00:25 - Don joins us from Virginia!
03:28 - A tipping point
06:36 - A leap of faith
09:10 - "3 years of planning, 17 days of improvisation"
11:10 - No budget
15:08 - Sponsors save the day
17:06 - Focus on athletes first
20:40 - Hot dogs and Wahoos
23:49 - FNB infrastructure / a hidden legacy
27:41 - Lessons learned
31:56 - Don's favorite SLOC menu item
33:24 - Tubthumping, the Crown and the Monaco
37:03 - It's the relationships
Full transcript to come...