'Olympic Buzz' Inspires Skaters Around the Country

Monday, February 22, 2010

Wollman Ice Rink, Central Park New York (Femi Oke)

The U.S. Figure Skating Organization has a name for the increased interest in the sport they get every four years: They call it "The Olympic Buzz," and it's linked to the media exposure skating gets during the Winter Olympics. Takeaway correspondent Femi Oke goes in search of the 2010 "Olympic Buzz" at one of the most famous ice rinks in the world: Wollman Skating Rink in New York's Central Park.

Even a year after the Winter Games have ended, membership in the skating organization goes up as much as 40 percent.

Femi Oke
Wollman Ice Rink, Central Park, New York
Femi Oke
Wollman Ice Rink, Central Park, New York
Femi Oke
Skating School, Wollman Ice Rink, Central Park, New York

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

Femi Oke

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