Sports Heroes Category

The Jamaican Bobsled Team

In the 1988 Calgary winter olympics a country who had never seen a snowfall sent a bobsled team. They did terribly, they crashed, but they were a media sensation, a merchandising wet-dream (I had a Jamaican Bobsled Team sweater my...Read More

Chester Marcol

In 1980, Marcol’s last season of his nine-year career as the Packers’ placekicker, he led the team to a bizarre overtime win against the Chicago Bears. In a sequence that would quickly secure itself as one of football&...Read More

Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding brought competitive instinct to new highs (or lows) by having a gang of thugs club rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan during the 1994 Olympic Trials. She ended up plea bargaining to avoid prison and was eventually st...Read More