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The Zamboni: Some wheels weren't meant to be reinvented

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The story would be comical if it weren't true.

The ice was too rough to skate on, so they brought in the Olympia -- a cheaper, less ugly Zamboni rip-off -- to take care of the problem. It didn't work, so they tried another one. Still, no love. Finally, after three Olympia machines didn't do the job, they had had a Zamboni trucked 300 miles across Canada from Calgary.

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