The first week of the Rio Olympics is coming to an end, and as I promised in our last podcast, there are a bunch of really great stories coming out of Rio that even non-sports fans can love. Here are some of the best.
- Rugby 7s made its debut in the first week of the Rio Olympics, and in addition to the Canadian Women’s Team earning a bronze medal, the event boasted the first Olympics Proposal of these games. The cherry on top? The proposal was between two women. Yay, LGBTQ representation!
- The Olympics reminds us that great strength and power can come in very small packages. Take the utterly dominant performance by American Artistic Gymnast, Simone Biles, who stands just 4′ 9″ tall. Her tumbling passes are baller.