Badger behind the Olympic scenes

While nearly 28 million people from all over the world watched the Olympic opening ceremony from the comfort of their home, Caitlin Furin got to see it in person.

“Watching an opening ceremony, you realize how big the Olympic movement is and how it brings everyone together,” Furin says. “It is something I will never forget.”

The Badger alum is in PyeongChang, South Korea, traveling with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard team as its communications and public relations manager. She grew up in Hibbing, Minn., and graduated from UW–Madison in 2013 with a degree in journalism and strategic communications.

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