IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective
Episode 95 - Brad Eggert
Brad Eggert, global event safety and security professional and former manager of the County Ice Center and Acord Ice Arenas, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and recalls a Pulp Fiction moment, fire alarms and mom driving the Zamboni (recorded 17 March 2021).
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00:26 - Welcome Brad!
04:20 - An odd road to Salt Lake
05:48 - Lake Placid
08:29 - Helping out with test events
12:00 - A paid internship / first impressions of Utah
14:53 - Leadership with training wheels
17:27 - Transitioning to management
18:46 - Unexpected issues part 1 - adrenaline
22:52 - Unexpected issues part 2 - angry athletes
25:40 - Unexpected issues part 3 - evacuation
29:19 - Brad's parents sleep on an air mattress
33:09 - College 2.0
34:59 - The personal relationships
39:41 - Closing Ceremony
41:10 - Wrap up
Transcript to come...