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Quote of the Week!

April 14th, 2008

Tweet “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”- -Michael Jordan


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The Olympic Flame: from Custom to Controversy

April 11th, 2008

Tweet The torch lighting ceremony is one that has existed since the ancient Olympics. This ceremony was much less complex than that of today’s. While we now have thousands of runners, back up flames, “flame attendants’ and have even sent the flame through a radio wave, the original ceremony consisted of the lighting of a […]


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Quote of the Week!

April 7th, 2008

Tweet “The greatest pleasure in life is doing the things people say we cannot do.” ~Walter Bagehot


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Reaching for the top: the journey up Mount Everest!

April 4th, 2008

Tweet Mount Everest is the highest peak on earth, reaching a height of around 29,000 feet above sea level. Because of it’s height and snowy conditions, it is also one of the most difficult mountains to climb. The first recorded ascent to the summit was not until 1953 and in the 50 or so years […]


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Quote of the Week!

March 31st, 2008

Tweet I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match. -Mia Hamm


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Quote of the Week!

March 24th, 2008

Tweet   “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.”   -Olympic Creed 


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