Elizabeth Izzo

EISA Racing Begins: Patterson, UNH Women Excel

In the days and weeks leading up to the Nordic events of the 1980 Olympic Games in Lake Placid, snow was hard to come by. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of the local community, mostly consisting of heavy shoveling and snow-moving, the Olympic races were contested, and some of the more memorable races in the history of the sport took place. Most notable may have been Thomas Wassberg’s narrow .01 second victory over Finnish skier...