Torino Olympics

Lost Boy Earns Gold

Sep 7, 2013

The tragedy of a lost boy in a Korean market had a happy ending at the 2006 olympics in Torino. 

Hi, this is Tom Kelly and I’ll be right back with the Olympic story Behind the Gold.

The U.S. ski team had long been a powerhouse in freestyle moguls with medals in every Olympics since its 1992 debut. Heading into Torino in 2006, all eyes were on Jeremy Bloom. Instead, it was a Korean born athlete from Yale who stepped into the spotlight.