6 Ways the 1904 Olympics Were the Craziest Event Ever Held
At the time of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis MO, the first transatlantic flight was still 15 years away, and that shit was so dangerous, we basically invented the Bermuda Triangle to explain the death toll. … All told, 526 of the 651 athletes competed under the American flag, and 49 of the 94 events exclusively featured American athletes. The U.S. went on to win 239 medals, including 68 of the 74 track and field trophies and an honorary award for imperialism.
Roy Birch - SC alum- swam for Bermuda at the 2008 Olympics, and will compete in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games
Lelystad – The Batavia Sailing Center, organiser of the Dutch Match Cup: the fifth match of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour for the World Championship Matchracing, awarded a wildcard to Klaartje Zuiderbaan today. Klaartje is the reigning Dutch Champion Matchracing and has a serious ambition to play a part in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. The Batavia Sailing Center supports her in her ambitions. An extraordinary fact is that Klaartje’s team consists of women only, they will race…