Inspired Spirit {Olympics}

I love the Olympics. Summer. Winter. The whole mess. Yesterday, I actually sat and watched the finish of the biathlon (cross country skiing combined with rifle shooting) even though the race had been decided well before it ended, because of a change in the weather that basically did in anyone with a bib number higher than 10. It wasn’t particularly exciting, but I watched anyway. The Olympics are fun.

Last night, figure skating got underway with the pairs short program. While watching, I was reminded of this event from the 2006 Torino Olympics.

I still don’t think this pair should have ended up with the silver, but all the same, watching them finish their program when it would have been easier and probably smarter to just leave the ice is incredibly inspiring. Olympians are an insane bunch, but I can’t help but love their tenacity.

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