Tue, October 17, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PM
729 2nd Ave So
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Author Patrick "Packy" Mader is appreciative of the opportunity to be in downtown Minneapolis to share the stories of the 57 athletes featured in his book that competed on the world stage--the Olympics, World Championships, and World Cup with members of the Downtown Kiwanis Club. The presentation will touch on a variety of eras (1948 - present), sports, and geographical regions of Minnesota. Learn more detail about hockey legend John Mayasich, women athletes such as Lindsay Whalen and Carrie Tollefson, and the remarkable and compelling achievements of Minneapolis athletes Janet Gerhauser and Alan Rice. Discover true Minnesota Gold!
John Mayasich, legendary hockey player from Eveleth, is the only University of Minnesota hockey player who has had his jersey retired; Carrie Tollefson, a 2004 Olympian, is a popular track broadcasting analyst; Alan Rice, longtime supporter and coach of Greco-Roman wrestling, was a 1956 Olympian.