I was 10 years old when the 1980 Olympic Hockey Team upset the Russians, arguably the greatest hockey team in the world and then went on to beat Finland and capture the Gold Medal. For some reason however, with apologies to Al Michaels, I never liked the term “Miracle” being fawned on this group of hard working young athletes. It seemed condescending to me. And often I think that people have low expectations of college students and of young people in general.
My favorite player on that team was the Goaltender, Jim Craig. Jim is a motivational speaker today and he seems to agree with me. See for yourself.
And to find out where these great athletes are today, check this out: