When I worked for the Nanaimo Daily News, I was lucky enough to get to produce a column. I enjoyed writing the following piece on the Olympics. In it, I predicted that Canada wouldn’t get a bucket-load of gold medals, but argued that these athletes deserve our admiration even more than some of the gold-medal winning Winter Olympians.
Canadians need to start embracing the Summer Olympic Games like they embrace the Winter Olympics.
For a nation that professes to love sport, we are too often prone to ignore some of our best and brightest athletes. Continue reading