The main event of the London 2012 Olympics has its curtain call, in this final episode we look at the Unlikely Olympic Heroes – Eric Moussambani aka Eric The Eel and the Jamaican Bobsled team. Their participation in the Olympics have sparked admiration and inspiration to all future athletes.
In this episode of Unsung Olympic Heroes, we turn our focus to an indispensable part of the Olympic Games, for without this collective group of individuals; the games would never be the ultimate show on earth. We salute the Volunteers!
In this special edition of Inspiring Olympic Heroes, Inspire.FM has tweaked the schedule of this series to commemorate Malaysian badminton player, Dato’ Lee Chong Wei; to spur him on to fight for a spot for the next Olympiad in 2016.
Emil Zapotek found running quite by accident, he was not born with the physique of a runner nor did he receive any kind of formal training, he JUST RAN!
No Olympian has made a greater impact on sports, race and gender the way Wilma Rudolph has done. She was born prematurely on June 23, 1940 in St. Bethlehem, Tenn. She weighed 4 1/2 pounds. The bulk of her childhood was spent in bed. She suffered from double pneumonia, scarlet fever and polio.
Jesse Owens participated the summer Olympics in Berlin, even though there was hatred all around him in Hitler's Germany he fought hard and won a total of four gold medals. While Germany could only watch and grumble.
Eugenio Monti an accomplished bobsledder with ten World championship medals (of which nine gold) and 6 Olympic medals made headlines in the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympiad that earned him a rare Olympic medal.
In the 3rd episode of Unsung Olympic Heroes, we turn our focus to a very inspiring person who defied the odds after a freak accident to bounce back and became an Olympian Gold medalist twice, Karoly Takacs.
Continuing with out Unsung Olympic Heroes series, in conjunction with the London 2012 Summer Olympiad. This week we will focus on Shun Fujimoto, a Japanese male gymnast.
we will be presenting a 10-part series focusing on Unsung Olympic Heroes in conjunction with the 2012 London Summer Olympiad, past athletes whose exploits has touched our hearts and teased our imaginations, showcasing the strength and fortitude of the Human Spirit and its desire to push us beyond our physical boundaries.