Winter Olympic Games
Olympics Favorite Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards on His 1988 Ski Jumping Experience

Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards discusses how he started his career in ski jumping and why he believes he became so popular with the British public after competing in the 1988 Winter Olympics. Edwards was the first competitor to represent Great Britain in ski jumping at the Olympics. He finished last in both the men's 70 and 90 meters, but his failures made him popular around the world as the lovable underdog.

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