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Olympics • Rio 2016: Track and Field
Quite possibly the most symbolic of all the Olympic sports, track and field is what all kids think of when they think of the Olympics. Running, jumping, and throwing things are all fun to watch and imagine doing later yourself, but being horribly disappointed at your performance compared to the 8:15am bus. The pole vault was always something I wanted to try as a kid, but it wasn't generally available to try in school. Someday, when the kitchen window is open just enough and I have a sufficiently bendy umbrella...