Miracle on Ice
Linesman Nico Toemen: ‘Nobody Expected the U.S. Team to Come That Far’

Nico Toemen, a linesman at the 1980 Olympics, shares his memories of the unforgettable hockey upset and remembers how a Soviet trick helped him onto the ice despite feeling sick. “I was flying,” he recalls. Toemen remembers the excitement of the game and how he and the other officials let the players play hockey.

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