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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 58 - Peter Graves

World-class voice of the Salt Lake 2002 Ceremonies Peter Graves gives us a master class in sport announcing, a shout out to "fry sauce" and a description of his 3,000 - 4,000 pin collection (recorded 4 August 2020).

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Show notes:

World-class voice of the Salt Lake 2002 Ceremonies Peter Graves gives us a master class in sport announcing, a shout out to "fry sauce" and a description of his 3,000 - 4,000 pin collection (recorded 4 August 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

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WARM UP
00:28 - Peter joins from Vermont!
03:29 - The "Vermont Museum of Sports History"

PRELIMS
05:51 - An incredible memory bank
08:07 - Peter's background in sport

QUARTERFINALS
12:38 - SLOC role
16:25 - TV / in-venue announcing

SEMIFINALS
19:37 - Announcing winter sport
24:09 - Selecting the right talent

FINALS
28:35 - Testing in the shack
30:52 - The announcing environment

MIXED ZONE
35:58 - Ceremonies announcing
41:42 - Building chemistry

COOL DOWN
46:07 - Cross-country history
50:50 - Lasting memories

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