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Warping the Olympic Spirit

I love watching the Olympics but it occurs to me to wonder: Is there something a bit… off… about watching this stuff?

While it’s amazing to witness the triumphs (i.e. the Michael Phelps story was a big ‘wow’ (not to mention, a financial payoff likely to make even Mats Sundin jealous); or the redemption of the Canadian men’s eights as they abolished memories of Athens, etc) it seems that far more Olympic-watching-time is about witnessing disasters than successes.

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