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Jack Shea, Keeper of the Olympic Flame

Clip | 4m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Jack Shea, the 1932 two-time Olympic gold medalist was still one of the top speed skaters in the world when the 1936 Games rolled around. However, the North Country native never went. Author Michael Burgess explains why.

Aired: 02/23/18

Rating: NR

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