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Two-time Olympic medal winner Karyn Bye-Dietz skates behind her two kids, Tatum, left, 6, and Brody, 4, on the homemade rink next to their house in the town of Troy Saturday afternoon. Bob Burrows photo

At-home Olympian

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Karyn Bye-Dietz watched the dozen or so neighborhood kids skating on her homemade rink in the town of Troy Saturday afternoon and smiled.


"I love this," she said. "It brings back memories of when I was a kid and skated all the time, weekends, after school, whenever I could."

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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