During a bitter Cold War political environment, Lake Placid played host to the 1980 Winter Olympics. This competitive gathering of nations would produce one of the Winter Games' most memorable upsets when the U.S. hockey team stunned the heavily favored Russian squad in the Gold Medal match. This video produced by HBO Sports, looks back at a battle so inspiring to Americans that U.S. athletics magazine SPORTS ILLUSTRATED rated it the #1 sports moment of the century. Interviews with U.S. team members Jim Craig and game-winning scorer Mike Eruzione as well as Russian players Vladislav Tretiak and Boris Mihalov highlight this look back at a memorable Olympic moment.
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