Olympiad: 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games

Phil Mahre navigated the slalom course at the Sarajevo 1984 Olympic Winter Games to become just the second American to ever win a gold medal in Alpine Skiing.
After failing to win a medal in his first three Olympics, speed skater Dan Jansen set a world record and won gold in his final Olympic race, the 1,000 meters in the Lillehammer 1994 Olympic Winter Games.
Doctors were unable to determine the cause of Scott Hamilton's childhood illness; but his recovery included ice skating -- the impetus for his gold medal at the Sarajevo 1984 Olympic Winter Games.
Figure skater Brian Boitano put on the performance of his life at the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games, defeating rival Brian Orser of Canada to win the gold medal.
Speedskater Bonnie Blair was well known for her throng of family and friends and she gave them plenty to cheer about, winning five gold medals and one bronze over four Olympic Winter Games.