Every Olympics collector has their special category of things they collect. When we were in Boston at the Olympin show, we met Cathy O'Connor who only collected Torino 2006 items. We asked why, and she responded that it was because she was there as the U.S. women's ice hockey team doctor. Wait a sec--what?!? Of course we had to talk with her!
When you need Olympic-caliber hockey ice, you get the best in the world. For the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Adam Stirn got the call to be an ice technician at the ice hockey venue, where he drove the Zamboni on a nightly basis. Learn what makes good hockey ice, and just how difficult it is to drive a Zamboni!
We're talking women's ice hockey this week, with one of the most important people on the rink: an official. Linesman Jessica Leclerc talks ice hockey officiating, what officials look for during a game and her road to the Olympics. Plus, Team USA's Brianna Decker talks with Jill about her role in the sport.