Most Memorable Winter Olympic Moments
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Dan Jansen — Golden, At Last (1994)
A favorite entering the 1988 Games, the long track speed skater stumbled in the 500-meter race soon after learning that his sister, Jane, died earlier in the day from leukemia. He faltered a few days later in the 1,000-meter, and failed again in both distances in 1992. In 1994, he slipped in the 500-meter and went into the 1,000-meter as a longshot — but won, setting a world record. Jansen dedicated his gold medal to Jane and took a victory lap with his baby daughter. Her name? Jane.