So nice, we did it twice.
Yes, I interviewed him back in 2008 (SkateCast #16). The ABC Producer and Director contacted me again to talk about his new book, “The World Was Our Stage: Spanning the Globe with ABC Sports.” It’s full of wonderful stories of not only his coverage of figure skating, but so many sports and sports moments that are ingrained in our culture and memory. He talks about the changing role of female commentators, being able to talk with Irina Rodnina after the Iron Curtain fell, and why we should all listen to Carol Heiss.
Time is 1 hour, 06 minutes, 37 seconds.
Available at http://www.manleywoman.com or on the iTunes Store (though I think they are doing maintenance at the moment, so it may be a while).