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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 94 - Jill Andrews

Our first VOLUNTEER(!!!), the wonderful Jill Andrews, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and remembers pin trading, losing a volunteer assignment only to get a better one, living in a 16-foot trailer during Games-time and a guest book signed by Olympians from around the world (recorded 10 March 2021).

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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 Jill!
03:05 - Applying for Salt Lake 2002

PRELIMS
05:40 - A systems glitch changes Jill's volunteer assignment
10:04 - Hardcore pin trading

QUARTERFINALS
12:00 - Staying in a trailer on Hill Air Force Base
14:25 - A family affair / Opening Ceremony

SEMIFINALS
18:41 - Working the 4am shift
22:01 - McDonald's in the Village

FINALS
23:15 - A memorable drive to Snowbasin
26:47 - Greeting the athletes in their own language

MIXED ZONE
29:24 - The volunteer wall
34:04 - Does anyone speak Russian?

PODIUM
35:38 - Pictures on the building
38:31 - Jill's one pin-trading rule

COOL DOWN
40:17 - Wrap up

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