Salt Lake City 2002: Bud Greenspan's Stories of Olympic Glory (2003)

Genres - Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Sports  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The seventh in a series of Olympic films specially produced for the Showtime cable network by the multifaceted Bud Greenspan, this two-hour special focuses upon the 2002 Winter Games at Salt Lake City, UT. As is his custom, Greenspan puts a human face upon the competition by offering in-depth profiles of such participants as Croatian alpine skier Janica Kostelic and Italian cross-country skier Stefania Belmondo. Not surprisingly, the most inspiring segments of the documentary are invested in the gold-medal win by American skeleton sledder Jim Shea Jr.



competition, Olympic-Games, Olympic-sports, sports-highlights, Winter-Olympics