Revelstoke’s fish sculpture was featured on Jeopardy Sept. 24, 2020. (Jeopardy/Screenshot)

Revelstoke’s fish sculpture was featured on Jeopardy Sept. 24, 2020. (Jeopardy/Screenshot)

Revelstoke source of clue on Jeopardy

The prompt challenged knowledge of both art and wildlife in the area

Revelstoke and its iconic sculpture of fish swimming in a bed of rocks on Mackenzie Ave. were featured on Jeopardy Sept. 24.

The clue read “Revelstoke, British Columbia, on the Columbia River has a sculpture of a sturgeon with this other fish”.

It was the final clue in round two, under a category labeled Sculpture.

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Contestant Sameer Gandhi, a writer from Pasadena, California, correctly answered “salmon”.

He received $1,200 for the clue, bumping his balance from $10,000 to $11,200 going into Final Jeopardy.

Gandhi ended up winning the game with a total of $22,200. He was competing against Sara Tayyar and returning champion Robert Kaine.

Jeopardy is a popular American quiz show that first aired Sept. 10, 1984. It is hosted by Alex Trebek.

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