cool runnings movie analysis Essay
There really was a Jamaican bobsled team. , the Jamaicans practiced on a bobsled with wheels, in the absence of any snow in their native land. Then they went to the winter Olympics, where the crowds cheered their pluck, if not their speed.
The Jamaican national bobsleigh team represents Jamaica in international bobsledding competitions. Not only was there the novelty of having a tropical country compete in a cold-weather sport, but they had very little practice going down a bobsled track before, and they borrowed spare sleds from other countries to compete. The first challenge was to recruit athletes for the program. Despite the appeal of the opportunity to compete in the Olympic …show more content…