4 Reasons Why I Am Watching the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
The Super Bowl is a couple weeks away and the Winter X-Games start tomorrow, but I am just as excited for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics that begin on February 6. Here are just four reasons why.
It’s shuffleboard on a grand scale and the teams get to wear uniforms like these. The Norwegian curling team’s outfits remind me of John Daly’s Loud Mouth clothing or a band that would be opening for The Beatles and I think it’s awesome.
Stories like this
India’s Shiva Keshavan and his journey to be a world class athlete in the Luge despite the lack of training facilities. Check out the course that he uses in the video below. Intensely. incredible
Jamaica has a bobsled team!
“Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme. Get on up, it’s Bobsled time!” The Jamaica Bobsleigh Team will be competing in the 2 Man Bobsled competition after a crowd sourcing effort to help get them to the games.
— Nextiva (@Nextiva) January 22, 2014
The debut of Women’s Ski Jump
I didn’t even realize that there wasn’t a women’s portion to this event. In 2014, the ladies get to prove they can fly just like the men. Check out our first ever US Women’s Ski Jumping Team!