History

Rugby
12:08 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Muckers Yellow Roses: Symbols of Summer & Rugby

Muckers Roses in full bloom.
Leslie Thatcher

Originally aired July 4, 2013.

If you look around Park City – especially in Old Town this time of year – you’ll see the magnificent bloom of yellow roses.  As KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports, they’re a true sign that summer is here.

Park City History Bits
12:08 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 4, 2013

Premiered July 4, 2013

You just won gold in the Winter Olympics! What do you do now?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit. 

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Park City History Bits
11:40 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bit - June 20, 2013

Premiered June 20, 2013

Ever walk along the trails of Poison Creek as you’re heading up to Main Street and wonder where the name came from?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

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Behind The Gold
5:21 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Historic Silver

Coaches were stunned at his times as he skied stride after stride to an historic silver medal.

Hi, I'm Tom Kelly and I'll be right back with more of the story on Behind the Gold.

It was opening day at the 1976 Olympics in Innsbruck. The eyes of the world were focused towards the Men's Downhill on the icy slope of Patscherkofel where Austrian farm boy, Franz Klammer, stole the show with an electrifying win over Swiss favorite, Bernhard Russi.

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Behind The Gold
1:55 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Golden Boy

  

They called him The Golden Boy after his improbable gold medal.  

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

The early 90's were a rebuilding period for the U.S. Ski Team. Despite breakthrough results at the '92 Olympics, the public wasn't convinced. In fact, sports illustrated dubbed the team "Uncle Sam's lead-footed snowplow brigade." But the athletes knew differently, and the public criticism was a motivator for the entire team.

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