‘Olympic buzz’ inspires skaters around the country

The World

The U.S. Figure Skating organization has a name for the increased interest in the sport they get every four years: They call it “The Olympic Buzz,” and it’s linked to the media exposure skating gets during the Winter Olympics. Takeaway correspondent Femi Oke goes in search of the 2010 “Olympic Buzz” at one of the most famous ice rinks in the world: Wollman Skating Rink in New York’s Central Park.

Even a year after the Winter Games have ended, membership in the skating organization goes up as much as 40 percent.

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