Keeping The Flame Lit

The Olympics has a very long and illustrious history. For thousands of years, some of the most talented people in the world have displayed their abilities. Over such time, several events have come and gone. One such event was a Greek race with a strange objective. Each person was given a torch, but the goal…

Go Big Or Go Home

A certain businessman was well known for his cruelty and ruthlessness. While talking to Mark Twain about a goal he wanted to accomplish before dying, he explained, “Before I die, I am going to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I will climb Mount Sinai and read the 10 Commandments aloud at the top.”…

The Greatest Last Place Finish

The gun fired and hundreds of competitors jumped into motion at the Olympic marathon event in 1968. Spectators watched as the men ran mile after mile. Hours later, the runners began entering the stadium and soon the race was over. The other Olympic events continued for a couple of hours until all the spectators noticed…