This was supposed to be a story for the ages. Alpine skier Bode Miller, a young man who grew up in a New Hampshire backwoods cabin with no plumbing or electricity, would soon see Olympic glory. “Golden Boy Bode Miller” was the title of a story done on “60 Minutes” last month, no doubt in anticipation of his imminent success.
The 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy held their closing ceremonies on Sunday.
How did Bode do? Five events, ZERO medals. In fact, he didn’t finish higher than fifth in any race.
What you just experienced was the completion of Bode Miller’s fifteen minutes of fame.