Behind the Gold: Winning Traits of Olympic Athletes

  • World cup winners

The Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) presents a one night only Olympic athlete meet and greet in the Olympic Village Lodge. The Olympics are a core part of our culture here in America and that is especially true in Squaw Valley. Not only did we host the 1960 Winter Games, but are home to many a medalist and future Olympians. Tom Kelly, noted Olympic historian and longtime U.S. Ski Team spokesperson will host Behind the Gold: Winning Trails of Champion Athletes. His stories of athletic success and how you can translate winning traits into your own personal life or business career will be the focus of this special event. 

  • Admission is FREE
  • Location: Olympic Village Lodge/Squaw Valley Conference Center
  • Doors: 5:30pm
  • Keynote address 6:30pm
  • Public Q&A: 7:30pm
  • Refreshments and cash bar available
  • Additional meet and greet with Olympians and raffle including a Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski pass Volkl ski gear and more.

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