Olympic History: Lake Placid 1980

Though we boycotted the Moscow Summer Olympics, we hosted the 1980 Winter games in Lake Placid. I even have the iron-on patch to prove it. Our mascot was Roni the raccoon, which makes sense because raccoons look like they’re wearing ski goggles. olympics-lake-placid 1980

olympics-mascot roni

Leave a Reply

Your email is never published nor shared.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>