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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 99 - Aimee Preston

SLOC employee number 40, Aimee Preston, takes a break from the Summit County COVID-19 vaccination effort, to join the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and share her story of transitioning from collegiate gymnast to sport administrator and running a completely different sport - Curling! (recorded 29 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 Aimee!

PRELIMS
04:30 - Marooned on an island
06:50 - Finding the next thing after gymnastics

QUARTERFINALS
10:53 - Establishing a sport from the ground up
14:26 - Volunteers came out of the woodwork

SEMIFINALS
16:53 - Transitioning to venue

FINALS
21:33 - A new family during test events
23:50 - Games-time emotions

MIXED ZONE
29:01 - Learnings from gymnastics / SPORT
32:07 - Jumping on the couch

PODIUM
33:34 - Memories close to the heart
37:13 - Sitting behind the President

COOL DOWN
40:16 - GB women's victory
43:06 - Life post-SLOC

Transcript to come...

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