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Reporter recalls 1980 Lake Placid Olympics

This photo, from the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, shows the massive crowds of people that showed up for the ski jump events.
This photo, from the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, shows the massive crowds of people that showed up for the ski jump events.
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Complete coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games It seems appropriate we had snow this week. Just wouldn’t seem right watching the Winter Olympics in Sochi with winter-yellow grass on the ground. I’m not sure how much of the Games I’ll watch. Think all the network advertising hype turned me off a few years ago. My favorite games had few commercials. That’s when I watched events live in Lake Placid as a young newspaper ...

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