(NEW YORK) — A new museum opens its single door this weekend in Brooklyn, New York, as two comedians-turned-figure skating fans unveil their crowdsourced project to the world.
Viviana Olen and Matt Harkins, friends who live together in Williamsburg, gave ABC News a tour of The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum, or as it used to be called, their hallway.
The pair became fascinated by the now decades-old feud between the former figure skaters after watching ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary The Price of Gold, which detailed the attack on Kerrigan before the 1994 Olympics.
The original plan was to blow up a series of pictures of big moments in the athletes’ careers, so Olen and Harkins launched a Kickstarter campaign but were overwhelmed with the response online, finding far more fellow fans than they expected.
With donated fan art projects including a diorama and cross stitches, as well as more than $2,000 in donations, the pair collected enough artifacts to fill their wall space.
Because it is still the apartment where they live, Olen and Harkins will be scheduling the viewings directly with interested parties.
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