This is a coming of age novel about Danny Kelly. We are introduced to Danny as a young adolescent with a remarkable swimming ability. He dreams of becoming an Olympic gold medal winner for Australia. … more
"The Boys in the Boat" tells the true story of nine men who were members of the University of Washington crew team. The story shows of their hard work in making the team and their goal of reaching … more
drifter51 posted a Quick Tip about Curling.
October 01, 2011
I don't know why but I am just fascinated with this sport whenever I come across it. It looks so easy and one wonders how much athletic prowess is actually required. Still I find myself mesmorized and … more
I'll be the first to tell you I'm not a Hockey fan. This is because it's not a hugely played sport in the US and I wasn't brought up with it. I was brought up watching football. Nevertheless, the Finals … more
Growing up, I was enthralled by the nationalism, the honor, and the athleticism that the Summer Olympics represented. The Winter Olympics failed to evoke any of the feelings from my childhood. What's … more
Sharrie posted a Quick Tip about Curling.
February 23, 2010
Winter Olympics... I've heard and read from various sources many arguments as to why the Winter Olympics aren't sports and how they are boring to watch etc etc. I personally like the majority of the events, … more