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Winter Olympics: New England Numbers

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Bode Miller in December 2008.

Bode Miller in December 2008.

All photos/art by MItchell Gunn

Two tales of Olympic gold medalists:
Mike Eruzione, 1980 U.S. Hockey Team captain

New Hampshire’s Bode Miller

1
Dorothy Hamill’s ranking in a 1993 national poll of favorite U.S. athletes, 17 years after the Connecticut-raised skater earned gold in Austria

350
feet: vertical drop of Cochran’s Ski Area in Richmond, VT

8
number of Olympic skiers produced by the Cochran family since 1960

0
number of American reporters on hand to cover Vermonter Bill Koch’s silver-winning triumph in Nordic skiing at the 1976 Olympics

1:52.12
Silver-medal-winning time for Pembroke, MA, speedskater Eric Flaim in the 1500-meter race in 1988

39,320
dollars: tuition, room, and board at Burke Mountain Academy in E. Burke, VT, New England’s premier skiing school

$5 million
estimated annual endorsement income for medal-less Bode Miller at the time of the 2006 Olympics

$750,000
total income earned by Massachusett’s Mike Eruzione, Miracle on Ice hockey hero, during the first 10 years after Team USA’s 1980 gold-medal run

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