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Happy Monday!

Following the spectacular closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, it’s only natural to be a bit nostalgic.

Quick question: Can we be nostalgic for things that happened weeks/days ago?

I think so.

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USA-USA-USA! There’s just something truly special about the Olympics (winter and summer). See you in Tokyo in 2020.

Have a Better Week Than Last Week. 

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U.S.A. vs. That Country Up North

Yesterday was the 38th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice” between the United States of America and the Soviet Union. Yesterday was also when…

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Congratulations to the U.S. women’s hockey team on winning the gold medal  at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang!

Yes, We Still Believe

The greatest moment in the history of the Winter Olympics happened on this day back in 1980. I think you know what I’m taking you back to…

Now the man who made that perfect sports call.

When the underdog Americans took down the (seemingly) invincible Soviet Union 4-3 at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, that became one of those special sports moments that transcended hockey and even the Olympics. That victory was sublime for a myriad of reasons and it remains a sublime and unforgettable achievement.

The Olympics (winter and summer) means more than some may realize. It’s not just a couple weeks of entertaining TV starring world-class athletes from all around the world. An athlete can train for a lifetime for one shot/one game/one race, etc. And as someone who competed in Junior Olympics and AAU track meets in my younger days, that Olympic moment can change your life in ways you can never imagine in competition and in life outside competition.

In that spirit, let’s bring that same “Miracle on Ice” passion to cheering on our fellow Americans in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, as well as into our daily lives.

Happy Throwback Thursday & USA-USA-USA! 

When the Winter Olympics Felt the Rhythm & the Rhyme

Go USA! 

As an American, I (along with millions of others across the country) will be cheering for the athletes sporting red, white & blue. As a fan of the Olympics, cinema and the power of the human spirit, there’s a special place in my heart (along with millions of others across the country and the world) for Jamaicans in a particular winter sport…

Go USA! (and a certain women’s bobsled team from a small island nation)

P.S. I’ll never forget visiting and seeing the track where the first-ever Jamaican bobsled team made history in Calgary.