Thu, April 16, 20206:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Braemar Golf Club
6364 John Harris Dr
Edina, MN 55439
Meet an Olympian! Enjoy brief presentations by Minnesota's greatest athletes! Learn about Minnesota's rich sports heritage! No admission fee!
Patrick Mader will be introducing and sharing the lives, challenges, perseverance, and achievements of the 51 Minnesota athletes featured in his forthcoming book, More Minnesota Gold. Among the profiled athletes are: five-time Olympian speedskater and 2002 flag bearer, Amy Peterson, Maplewood; 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey player who assisted on Mike Eruzione's goal, John Harrington, Virginia; runners Gabriele Anderson Grunewald, Perham, and Heather Dorniden Kampf, Rosemount; swimming world recordholder Regan Smith, Lakeville; curling gold medalist Joe Polo, Bemidji; and members of the 2018 gold medal women's hockey team Lee Stecklein and Kelly Pannek.
Light appetizers and nonalcoholic beverages will be available. While there is no admission fee, reservations are required due to space limitations. Please call 507-645-9309 to reserve one or two admission tickets. A listing of Olympians who have indicated they will be present will grow as the date draws nearer. At this time, 1980 Olympic ski jumper Jim Grahek has confirmed his appearance.
Front cover of More Minnesota Gold; 1980 Olympian ski jumper Jim Grahek holding a ticket to the 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey game which he attended.