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  • Picabo Street: Remembering Lillehammer | Video

    Picabo Street: Remembering Lillehammer

    One of the leading lights of women’s Alpine skiing in the 1990s, Picabo Street was crowned Olympic super-G champion at Nagano 1998. However, in the latest instalment of our Words of Olympians series, the American reveals her most treasured memory remains the downhill silver medal she captured in Lillehammer four years earlier.
  • Deborah Compagnoni: Golden determination | Video

    Deborah Compagnoni: Golden determination

    At her first Games in Albertville in 1992, Deborah Compagnoni took the gold in the super-G. The Italian then concentrated on the technical events and won the giant slalom in Lillehammer in 1994. She repeated this achievement in the same event at the Nagano Games in 1998 and thus became the first female skier to win gold at three different editions of the Games.
  • Britain’s first Winter gold since Torvill and Dean | Video

    Britain’s first Winter gold since Torvill and Dean

    A sport only fully introduced to the Games at Nagano in 1998, curling, whose origins are in Scotland, has fast become one of the most popular events on the Winter Olympic schedule. It is perhaps apt that one of the most heart-stopping moments in curling’s short Olympic history should see a Scot take centre stage...
  • Philipp Schoch's steady and flawless performance | Video

    Philipp Schoch's steady and flawless performance

    Along with curling, snowboarding was a new event on the Olympic schedule at Nagano, Japan in 1998 and it has been providing some of the Games’ highlights ever since. Not least when Swiss snowboarder Philipp Schoch seized his moment in the limelight in spectacular style in the parallel giant slalom at the Park City Mountain Resort.  
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