The Camp Randall Crush 1993

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The Camp Randall Crush 1993

This week marks 20-year anniversary of "Camp Randall Crush"

MADISON (WITI) — Twenty years ago this week, a Wisconsin win over a favored Michigan team led to an impromptu celebration at Camp Randall Stadium. That enthusiasm quickly turned to chaos and on Monday, October 28th, FOX6 News spoke with a player who went on to even greater heroics off the field.

State inspectors check out Camp Randall

Camp Randall Stadium Crush – 1993

It may be of little comfort to the handful of fans who were critically injured, but most of those involved in a 1993 crush at Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium got off relatively lightly. Serious flaws were uncovered in the stadium design and security, which provided a wake-up call for the whole of American mass spectator sport.

Remembering the Camp Randall "crush" 20 years later

20 years ago, the Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Michigan Wolverines in a stunning upset. But the celebration that followed got a little bit out of hand — and that led to what is now known as the “crush.”

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