The 1968 Games in Grenoble, France, put the Winter Olympics back on the map in America, in great part thanks to the popularity of figure skater Peggy Fleming. She was the only US athlete to win gold that year and brought on the return of US figure skating after the former team had been killed in a 1961 plane crash. Following her win, she participated in TV specials and skating performances.
Peggy Fleming Wins Gold
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