An interview with Peggy Fleming
I was four months shy of my 5th birthday when Peggy Fleming captured the Gold medal in women’s figure skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.
Last Thursday I satisfied a dream — call it checking off a major category on my bucket list — when I interviewed her in the Penrose Room at the Broadmoor World Arena. It was one of the highlights of my 32-year career as a sportswriter/reporter.
Fleming is as beautiful today — inside and out — as she was when she was a teenager perfecting her craft at the old Broadmoor World Arena in the 1960s as a member of the famed Broadmoor Skating Club.
I visited with her and her husband Greg …