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Longboat's heirs fight for an unpaid prize

They stand among Canada's great sporting heroes, immortalized by world championships, shattered records and even stamps. Yet their overstuffed trophy cabinets contain no Olympic medal. We look back at some remarkable Olympians and the reasons they fell short of the most coveted honour in amateur sport.

Tom Longboat Jr. explains why the City of Toronto owes his family $10,000. 
Medium: Radio
Program: Our Native Land
Broadcast Date: March 29, 1980
Guest(s): Tom Longboat Jr.
Host: Bernelda Wheeler
Duration: 4:08

Last updated: August 15, 2013

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