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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 72 - Chad Salmela

Our first guest from Finland joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast! Chad Salmela talks about scrambling to find a plane, rifle covers as an accreditation solution and Kenji's teriyaki (recorded 7 October 2020).

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Our first guest from Finland joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast! Chad Salmela talks about scrambling to find a plane, rifle covers as an accreditation solution and Kenji's teriyaki (recorded 7 October 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

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WARM UP
00:26 - Welcome Chad!

PRELIMS
04:48 - A horse of a different color
09:23 - A national team biathlete

QUARTERFINALS
12:26 - "It's a good thing I spoke German"
15:21 - The five-alarm fire

SEMIFINALS
19:43 - The test event was the test
21:40 - Custom rifle covers

FINALS
27:17 - An innovative venue
33:12 - Color commentating at Soldier Hollow

MIXED ZONE
37:08 - A tremendous start
40:09 - Salt Lake's impact on the sport

COOL DOWN
46:12 - Brain traces
50:52 - Anyone have the Kenji's teriyaki recipe?

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