February 9, 2018

Reflecting on the Opening Ceremonies – GO USA!

Every time the Winter Olympics are about to start, I get a rush of emotions that remind me how lucky I am to be able to say I am an Olympic Gold Medalist. It seems like it was just yesterday that the small town of Lake Placid was transformed into a world stage for athletes from all over the world to compete and live out their dreams. I was only a 21 year old with high expectations, & my teammates […]
July 17, 2017

THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING AMERICAN

Happy Fourth of July! Gold Medal Strategies has been busy over the last couple of months recruiting and expanding our team to include Captain Tom Chaby & Colonel Rick Searfoss! We found that America’s birthday was fitting to proudly announce these two incredibly successful men who have played an integral part of what makes America so great. Tom and Rick entered the motivational speaking field because they wanted to inspire, motivate, and mentor as many people as they could with […]
October 15, 2014

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE KIDS

The memory of my teammate Bobby Suter never dies – as Bob always said “Its all about the kids.” Jim Craig. Bobby Suter was not only an important part of the youth hockey community in Madison, Wisconsin, he was also a valuable part of our 1980 U.S. “Miracle on Ice” Olympic Hockey Team. He will be greatly missed. In memory of Bobby Suter and his motto “It’s All About The Kids” Gold Medal Strategies will be donating to “All About […]
July 21, 2014

A TRIBUTE TO MY HERO – PERSONAL SACRIFICES OF MANY

In the bedlam and joyous hysteria on the ice following our gold medal-clinching win over Finland on February 24, 1980, I searched the stands for my father. I was remembering all the personal sacrifices that my parents made for me.  Remember family 1st, appreciate all the family members, friends, and mentors that have made personal sacrifices for you. Remember, no team and no individual can achieve greatness without the personal sacrifice of many. Jim Craig – Gold Medal Strategies, Chapter […]