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A difficult start at the Grenoble Games for Nancy Greene

When Nancy Greene first broke out on the skiing circuit in the 1960s, she was called "Nice Nancy" because of her fresh-scrubbed, wholesome goodness. With time, Greene earned herself a new nickname — Tiger — because of her technical superiority and extraordinary fearlessness. CBC Archives explores Greene's metamorphosis from rookie skier to Olympic champion to Athlete of the Century.

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In her first event, Nancy Greene places tenth.
Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio Sports
Broadcast Date: Feb. 10, 1968
Guest(s): Nancy Greene, Dave Jacobs
Host: Fred Sgambati
Interviewer: Don Goodwin
Duration: 2:21

Last updated: December 20, 2012

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