The Tradition and Spirit of Ekecheiria

The original Olympics began in Ancient Greece somewhere around 884 B.C., as a religious festival, honoring deceased heroes and various Gods, namely Zeus, the King of all Gods. No fighting or war was allowed among soldiers during the Olympics, since it was a time to respect the Gods, Continue reading “The Tradition and Spirit of Ekecheiria”

Column: Welcome Home, Simone

Simone Biles withdrew from four events at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the mediocrities of America shouted, “Quitter!” The world’s greatest gymnast of all time was there to amuse and represent America, and she said, “No.” She refused to risk her life doing aerial maneuvers that Continue reading “Column: Welcome Home, Simone”