"Bud was a storyteller first and foremost. He never lost his sense of wonder and he never wavered in the stories he wanted to tell, nor how he told them," she said.
"His legacy, really, is his films. He wanted them to live on, to illuminate what was good about people," Beffa said. "He understood the other side of the Olympics, he just was determined not to let that change the glasses through which he looked at the world."