Jamaica’s tourism agency is promoting “The Bobsled Song,” a tune designed to sync with the two-man run of Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon. Here are some photos from Sochi and the YouTube video of the song.
You really can’t compare the 1980 team to this current group. The 1980 team was a collection of college players brought together under the stewardship of Herb Brooks, the University of Minnesota head hockey coach.
19 year old Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan fell on his opening jump and also crashed on his third but was able to win Gold thanks to a world record score in Thursday’s short program and errors from the other athletes.
Lipnitskaya received a standing ovation for her phenomenal performances in the short program and free skate in the figure skating team competition where she modestly told journalists that this was not her best performance.
“We wanted to tell the story of our great country as it has not been done by anyone. We wanted to make 3 billion viewers see the greatness and diversity of Russia through the eyes of a child – the main heroine of Ceremony, a little girl named Lyuba (Love).” ~ Andrew Boltenko, Director