1980s1984 L A OlympicsEric HeidenOlympicsSpeed Skating

1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Men’s 500m Speed Skating Finals With USA Eric Heiden


The 1984 Lake Placid Winter Olympics provided a champion speed skater of the highest order….who set a standard that may never be equaled again in the Olympic Games…..by winning a gold medal in every distance in the speed skating competition (5).  Sportscaster Keith Jackson interviews the incredible athlete after winning the 500m speed race.

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