Salt Lake City reporter Lee Benson has just published Lee Benson's Inside Guide to the Games: 2002, Salt Lake City. Recognized as one of Utah's leading experts on the Games, Benson has covered seven Olympic Games for Salt Lake City paper, the Desert News, in the past. He lives in Salt Lake City.
Former Ice Dancing Gold Medal Winner Christopher Dean. In the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo he and his dance partner, Jayne Torvill received nine perfect marks, and a gold medal for their flawless performance. Now Dean works as a choreographer. He'll talk with Barbara Bogaev about the art of ice dancing, and about this year's Olympics.
The sport of snowboarding was admitted into the Olympics for the first time this year. Jake Burton is one of founders of the sport. He began making snowboards 20 years ago in his Vermont garage, experimenting with design and materials until he got the kind of board he envisioned. His company is Burton Snowboards (in Burlington, Vermont).