Interview with Randy Nelson

Files

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Title

Interview with Randy Nelson

Description

Randy Nelson is a retired fisheries officer from Kamloops, British Columbia. Randy participated in the 1993 Canada Summer Games in Kamloops as a volunteer doing security for the wrestling venue. In this interview, Randy reminisces about the 1993 Games, including a particularly memorable gold medal wresting match.

Subject

Canadian Identity
Volunteering
Spectator's Perspective
Preserving Canada Games Materials
Collective Memory
Built Legacy

Date

2020-09-14

Format

video

Identifier

CGOH-015

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Nelson, Randy

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) , Grimsby (Ontario, Canada) and Kamloops (British Columbia, Canada).

Language

English

Temporal Coverage

1993
2010

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Saskatchewan
Canada -- Newfoundland
Canada -- British Columbia -- Kamloops
Canada -- British Columbia -- Vancouver

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Interview Keyword

Wrestling
People
Sports
Event
Community
Fun
Gold Medal
Olympics
Canada Summer Games
Team Saskatchewan
Team Newfoundland


Citation

“Interview with Randy Nelson,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed June 27, 2022, http://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/43.