Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

Most Overjoyed Worker In The History Of The Olympics [VIDEO]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

This woman is sooooooo delighted to be working at the Olympics her mouth is dry. Found at YouTube from ollygourley.

How Jesse Owens Got All Up In Hitler’s Grill

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Jesse Owens wins a gold medal at the 1936 Olympics, repudiating Adolph Hitler’s theories of racial superiority. Found at YouTube from micbec2007.

Strange, Animated Argentinian Basketball Team Commercial

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

I don’t get the connection between killer plants and basketball but who cares, I guess; the animation’s pretty cool. This is apparently a commercial promoting the 2004 Olympic gold medal-winning Argentina basketball team. Found at YouTube from underpantsontv.

Norway’s Alpine Ski Team’s Beat It Video

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

So this is how the Norwegian alpine ski team prepares for the Olympics? Found at YouTube from stjaffmaister.

Worst Olympic Figure Skating Outfits Of All Time?

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

One thing’s for certain as Olympic figure skaters take to the ice in Vancouver: there will be plenty of sequins, chiffon–and poor taste. Found at YouTube from methusssela via Time magazine.

Olympic Science: The Physics Of Figure Skating

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Scientific American contributing editor Christie Nicholson takes you inside the sport, to explore the physics behind a figure skater’s spectacular moves. Found at Scientific American.