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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 82 - Scott Givens

Scott Givens, Founder and President of FiveCurrents, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast in an extended episode (recorded 13 January 2021). Scott remembers dual reporting to Mitt and Fraser, the "six inch powder rule," and assembling a fantastic team under Libby Hyland, Bob Finley and Sayre Wiseman.

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If you worked on the Games as a staff member, contractor or volunteer and want to share your story please email cnapier@gpfour.com.

Show Notes:

WARM UP
00:26 - Welcome Scott!
02:58 - FiveCurrents approach to the pandemic

PRELIMS
07:05 - Preparing for the pendulum
11:45 - Needing a hug

QUARTERFINALS
15:39 - The card guy
18:43 - Three questions

SEMIFINALS
23:12 - The six inch powder rule
27:25 - Birth of a slogan

FINALS
31:12 - Three direct reports
37:52 - Don Mischer Productions

MIXED ZONE
41:37 - The cityscape program
47:02 - The story of the rings

PODIUM
50:30 - Scott during Games-time
53:16 - The flag in the Opening Ceremony

COOL DOWN
58:48 - "Unrelentingingly driven"
1:04:05 - Three pieces of advice

Transcript to come...

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