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1980 Winter Olympics

1980 Winter Olympics

1980, Lake Placid

"Roni" the raccoon was the mascot at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y. He replaced Rocky, a real raccoon, who died before the games began.

3 Comments on 1980 Winter Olympics

  1. Was there a previous Olympic poster of roni raccoon,before the one issued to the public.

    • Yes. The previous poster, which was withdrawn, had the raccoon mascot nibbling on the Olympic rings. It was nixed, late in the game, and a very few of these are still available.

  2. poor thing :<

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