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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00:26 - Welcome Chad!
04:48 - A horse of a different color
09:23 - A national team biathlete
12:26 - "It's a good thing I spoke German"
15:21 - The five-alarm fire
19:43 - The test event was the test
21:40 - Custom rifle covers
27:17 - An innovative venue
33:12 - Color commentating at Soldier Hollow
37:08 - A tremendous start
40:09 - Salt Lake's impact on the sport
46:12 - Brain traces
50:52 - Anyone have the Kenji's teriyaki recipe?
Full transcript coming...