Beyond the Games: Rich and John Wurster
It's been five decades since speed skaters Rich and John Wurster represented Team USA at the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble.
Rich turned in the best performance by an American in the 1500 that year, finishing in 19th place. John specialized in shorter distances, and came up just short of a medal, fifth place in the 500-meter.
The brothers -- speed skating hall-of-famers -- got their start on shoveled-out tracks in Saratoga Springs.