At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, Calif., this technology was first used in the Olympic Games. What was the technology?

At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, Calif., this technology saw first used in the Olympic Games. What was the technology?

by / August 16, 2011

Answer: An ice resurfacing machine developed by Frank Zamboni. The machine — commonly known as the Zamboni — was invented in 1949 and continues to be the standard for ice resurfacing machines.

Sarah Rich

In 2008, Sarah Rich graduated from California State University, Chico, where she majored in news-editorial journalism and minored in sociology. She wrote for for Government Technology magazine from 2010 through 2013.