Friday, February 21, 2020

Olympic Speed Skater Dan Jansen Event

Dan Jansen courtesy Wikimedia user Ineke VogelIn celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Games, Olympic gold medalist speed skater Dan Jansen is set to give an inspirational talk, “Perseverance and Perspective” on Saturday, February 22nd, at the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid.

Jansen will reminisce about his comeback win in the 1994 Winter Olympics in the 1,000-meter speed skating event, and talk about how he keeps his sister’s memory alive through the Dan Jansen Foundation.

This event will begin at 7 pm, in the Ballroom at the High Peaks Resort, located at 2384 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid.

For more information, contact Kelsey Altavilla at (518) 290-9957, or

Photo of Dan Jansen courtesy Wikimedia user Ineke Vogel.

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