Preview of the 2002 Winter Olympics


Guests:

Chris Soule
* Member, 2002 United States Skeleton team (ranked 2nd in the world according to world cup ranking)

Howard Berkes
* NPR Correspondent based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Jay Weiner
* Sports Reporter, Minneapolis Star Tribune
* Sports Commentator for Minnesota Public Radio

David Wallechinsky
* Olympic Historian
* Author, The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2002 (Overlook Press, 2001)

Kristi Mcgihon
* Member, 2002 United States Women's National Bobsled Team

Stanley Meises
* Lives a couple blocks from the World Trade Center site. Witnessed the collapse of both towers
* Contributor, NPR's Talk of the Nation every Tuesday

The 2002 Winter Olympics officially begin next February, and the Olympic torch arrives in Atlanta, Georgia, Tuesday morning. The torch then begins a 65-day, 46-state relay that ends in Salt Lake City, Utah, on February 8th. Join Host Neil Conan and guests as they discuss preparations for next year's games - from the new security measures to the new extreme sports events that have been added to this year's games.

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