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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 69 - Erick Long

Erick Long, Senior Vice President, Events at the Academy of Country Music, talks about producing a live event during COVID-19 in a memorable episode of the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast (recorded 28 September 2020).

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Erick Long, Senior Vice President, Events at the Academy of Country Music, talks about producing a live event during COVID-19 and addresses the mystery of Mountain Shadow in a memorable episode of the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast (recorded 28 September 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
00:27 - Welcome Erick!
02:37 - Delivering the ACM awards

PRELIMS
06:09 - "We've got to build faith in the system"
09:25 - Amy Murray - the catalyst

QUARTERFINALS
11:15 - Moving to SLC
14:32 - "I wasn't prepared for that"

SEMIFINALS
16:29 - G-6 months
18:25 - West Jordan v Kearns

FINALS
20:54 - Story time with Erick
25:58 - Games-time

MIXED ZONE
28:13 - The Paralympic Games
30:11 - From M&Ms to ACM

COOL DOWN
34:40 - Martina and NSync
39:59 - A tribute to Mountain Shadow

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