In February 1968, Peggy Fleming won the United States’ only gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France. Skating with quiet flair and remarkable poise, the 19-year-old won (some say healed) a nation’s heart and, virtually overnight, entered American sports lore. Here, exactly 50 years later, Fleming speaks with Foto about her Olympic moment, as well as her long career in the public eye. And she doesn't shy from weighing in on the state of her beloved sport today.
Published February 19, 2018
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