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Karyn Dietz, a former Olympic athlete for the United States women’s hockey team, visited Footprints Academy on Feb. 10. Dietz brought both her gold and silver medals to show students, as well as her original hockey jersey and the Wheaties box that featured her and the 1998 United States women’s hockey team. (Staff photo by Amber Kispert-Smith)

Recalling U.S. women's hockey gold from yesteryear

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Like many Americans, Hudson, Wis., resident Karyn Dietz has been glued to the television watching the Winter Olympics.

But the Olympics isn’t just a television for event for her, it’s a chance to relive some great memories.


Dietz, formerly Karyn Bye, competed in both the 1998 and the 2002 Winter Olympics on the United States women’s hockey team.

Dietz shared her experiences with students at Footprints Academy on Feb. 10.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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