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…Win Hearts

Happy Pyeongchang 2018 GIF by NBC Olympics

The Olympics are about many things. They’re about building bonds, strengthening friendships, making new connections, the spirit of competition, and, to a certain degree, winning.

Of course, even at the Olympics, there are different types of winning.  Yes, there’s the glory of standing on the podium, and accepting a medal (and stuffed tiger) that validates all hard work you’ve put in. But if Twitter has taught us nothing else, you don’t have to win a medal to win the hearts (or at least the snark) of the viewing public.  Read the rest of this entry

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…pick up the pace

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Happy Monday, crusaders! Congratulations on officially making it through the first full weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Seeing as we’re now several days into the games, I’m going to assume that we have all reached peak expertise in luge, curling, ice dancing, speed skating, and everything else these Games have thrown at us.

So it goes without saying that this Monday, the only motivation you’re going to need is happening right now (or on a slight tape delay) in PyeongChang, South Korea… Read the rest of this entry

…Cheer On

Pyeongchang 2018 Alexa Knierim GIF by NBC OlympicsHappy Sunday, fellow crusaders! Thanks for taking a break from the Olympics.

By now I expect you’ve discovered your new passion for ice dancing and slopestyle. You’re probably also obsessed with and/or slightly confused by the North Korean cheer army. And you may still be wondering what curling is all about.

No matter where you are in your Olympic journey, there’s still plenty more to see. Before you get back to it, here are a few #SundayFunday highlights to relive or catch you up on the games so far. Read the rest of this entry

…Ring It In

Logo Olympics GIF by Isabella CarapellaOkay fellow Olympic addicts, it’s Friday and the 2018 Winter Olympics have officially started! Yes, that’s right, as you were catching a few extra z’s and starting your day, the opening ceremony was happening.

But don’t worry, you’ll get another chance to show your Olympic spirit, and watch the opening ceremony, this evening. It may not be live, but it still counts. In the mean time, it’s time to get yourself ready for a flurry of unfamiliar sports. Read the rest of this entry

…chill out

20140218-181000.jpgToday I’m faced with a difficult task. I must find a way to bridge between 2WC’s coverage of the Olympic Games and our countdown to the Oscars, which begins tomorrow. Here’s hoping I’m up to this segue challenge: Read the rest of this entry