When Australia Saw Gold: How Steven Bradbury Surprised a Nation

    2002 at Salt Lake City. This was a date which surprised many, as speed skater Steven Bradbury totally defied the odds and won himself a gold medal. Today, the sporting legend has inspired many to follow their dreams, no matter how limited their circumstances.

    Known today as the “last man standing,” Bradbury has not only made his friends and family proud but an entire country. Why? Popular Everything is giving you the scoop on Australia’s history with winter sports, and how Bradbury singlehandedly broke down the country’s reputation through his own abilities.