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2013.55.68 - Video

Carolyn Waldo: 00:47How did you get into synchronized swimming: almost drowned at age 3, developed fear and hatred of water, age 10 kids teasing her so she tried to swim, life guard who was synchro coach invited her to try out the sport, learned how to swim through synchro, realized she was not bad at it and pursued it 01:29Other sports: played every sport but swimming least favourite "but I wanted that Canada jacket. That is why I was determined to get involved in sport because I wanted to represent my country in whatever sport that would be"; did track, gymnastics, volleyball, football 02:20At what point did you decide synchro was your sport: decided to focus at age 14 after being away f

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2013.55.87 - Video

Pierre Lueders: 00:25When was the first time you were in a bobsleigh: 1989 - 1990, relative from former East Germany suggested he try the sport, was 19 at the time, on the COP track 01:00When do people start the sport: more of a mature sport, when he started athletes had to be 19, now can be 14 to 16, generally come from different sports, different backgrounds such as football, track, power sports in particular 01:32Where you identified as a strong competitor from the start: first year was a member of the Alberta team, next season 1990 made the national team as a pilot 01:58Why did your cousin want you to get into the sport: he was a former weightlifter and as a journalist covered bobsle

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2013.55.118 - Video

Kathleen Heddle: 1 of 2; 00:04Childhood: youngest of 4, always active in sport, all sports, average athlete in high school, stated rowing at university and found her sport at age 18 00:52How did you get into rowing: tried out for the university volleyball team, rowing coach approached her, decided to give it a try, after a few practises felt she had a sport she could do well in 01:50What attracted you to it: it was a team sport but at the same time seated by yourself, did not interact with team mates all the time, repetitive stroke, can and have to be within yourself to be rowing same technique and rhythm, at sometime doing it as part of a team, different from other team sports, found it a

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2013.55.121 - Video

Roger Jackson: 00:09Introduction to Hall 00:28Childhood: played sports at school, hockey, baseball, football, track & field, favourite game was street or ball hockey 01:18When first got in a boat: rowed at the summer cottage, while attending Western University as a freshman wanted to try something new, joined rowing club, also rowed at the London Rowing Club 02:23Why liked it: brand new experience & sport, liked being on the water in the fall when the rowing season began, liked the people who rowed, enjoyed the friendships, enjoyed the unique camaraderie and 8 people in a boat, rowing in unison, as a team 03:22On getting up early: got up 4:30am & on water at 5:30 for workouts, trained tw

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2013.55.122 - Video

Russ Jackson: 01:28Introduction to Hall 01:56Childhood: raised in Hamilton, only one of 5 children interested in sports, played everything, in high school played baseball, football, hockey; got involved in football in high school, took over as the major sport in his life, played for McMaster University for 4 years, drafted by Ottawa, disappointed because he was a Hamilton fan and had wanted to play for them, turned out to be the best thing that ever happened because he got to play quarterback 04:08Why football over the other sports: started playing in Grade 12, wanted to play offensive end, coach told him he would be quarterback after seeing him throw the ball 05:49McMaster University: pl

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2013.55.129 - Video

Lorne Loomer: 1 of 3; 00:01Talking about the UBC rowing team, part of the possibility of being the best in the world; his dad had encouraged him to get into sport, family travelled in the states when he was a child and talks about seeing baseball games with his hero Ted Williams playing; Jean Beliveau was another hero, an man understated, it's just his presence, he's there 06:02How did you get into rowing: at 18 went to UBC, from Nelson, he had never seen a rowing shell, his sister was engaged to a rower who had been on the Gold medal 1954 Commonwealth Games & Henley team, they became his heroes, they were all from small towns like him; he was invited to join the rowing club; his first int

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2013.55.131 - Video

Marnie McBean: good description of the disciplines 1 of 2; 00:00Differences between being on Olympic team and Mission staff: tries to tell the athletes what to expect but the reality is different 00:58Marched in with the team in Beijing, her job was shepherding the athletes in the parade, elements of the mission staff to keep on going, when you go it's your Olympics, the stress of it is so unique; no stopping in the work, athlete has their job and mission staff have theirs & they don't get to rest, the amount of looming potential is stressful, overwhelming; carrying the expectations of others 03:44Is there anything else you would rather be doing: no, it's a job, an extraordinary job, all

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2013.55.133 - Video

Al Morrow: 1 of 2; 00:04Introduction to Hall 00:26Childhood: grew up with sports facilities nearby, easy to be involved in sport although not part of his family's interests, they were artists and musicians 01:46Idols: when young NHL players, watched the Junior Red Wings, also the Hamilton Tiger Cats; modern day hero is anyone who does something special in sport that takes it way beyond sports anyone who does something special in sport that takes it way beyond sport; they give back to society, they do something unique in sport, are groundbreakers, many of the athletes he has coached have done something in their lives beyond sport 02:54First time in a boat: at age 15, a friend invited him

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2013.55.152 - Video

Michael Young: good discussion on the design of the older bobsleigh tracks and the equipment; good description of the importance of the start and how the run the course 1 of 2; 01:07Introduction to Hall 01:31Childhood: grew up in Toronto, played high school football & basketball, took up bobsleigh while a freshman in college, his cousins were Vic and John Emery (1964 Olympic team), they were his athletic heroes, they had got into the sport on their own after seeing the 1956 Olympic competition; he was interested when he got a call from Vic, had been playing varsity football at Western and was in good shape 04:21St. Moritz Worlds: was the first time he had ever seen a bobsleigh, had seen