I have had the good fortune to attend both the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Incredible experiences at both events. In Atlanta, the Women’s Gymnastics Team won the first ever Gold Medal for the U.S. In Salt Lake City, Sarah Hughes shocked everyone by winning the Gold Medal in Women’s Figure Skating. The event has so many of these historic, moving moments. Seeing the event live allows you to experience these moments in real time. Even the events that do not get as much attention still are inspiring to watch. The dedication and effort athletes have to reach for a goal is an awesome thing. Dynamic, inspiring, and moving.
Women’s Gymnastic Team:
From Wikipedia: The Olympic Games (French: les Jeux olympiques), is a major international event featuring summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost sports competition and more than 200 nations participate. The Games are currently held every two years, withSummer and Winter Olympic Games alternating, although they occur every four years within their respective seasonal games. Originally, the ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.
The London Olympics begin July 27, 2012!