Monday, May 16, 2016

Casey FitzRandolph, Olympic Legend

Casey FitzRandolph is an Olympic long track speed skater who competed in the '98, '02, and '06 Winter Olympics.  He won the gold medal in the 500 meters at the '02 Salt Lake City Games. You can visit him online at his official website

No Stone Unturned, written by Jessie Garcia, is the story of the FitzRandolph family.  It is available through Amazon.

Total run time: 29:28

  0:01 - Introduction and background on Casey
  1:34 - Casey talks about what makes a good speed skater
10:22 - short track vs. long track
17:51 - the gold medal ceremony
22:15 - the advice he'd give young athletes
23:28 - his family's book, No Stone Unturned
28:48 - Epilogue

The embedded player works best in Google Chrome.  You can also download the mp3 by clicking here, and you can listen in iTunes through both the Olympic Legends and Outstanding Authors podcasts.

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