An Olympic Dream

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Ethan Nance
Ms. Britton
Writing II
3 October 2012
An Olympic Dream
If there were any place I would like to visit it would be wherever the Olympics were being held that year. This has been a huge dream of mine since I started playing sports and saw the Olympics on television. Every four years it occurs in a different country, where everything is different than here in the United States. Visiting a different country while the Olympics are taking place is a two in one deal. Since it only happens every four years it makes it even that much more special being in another country. Going to the Olympics is a once and a life time experience; you travel overseas, watch sporting events, and is in a complete different atmosphere.

When it comes to traveling, I love flying in an airplane. Going overseas from Tulsa, Oklahoma is at least a ten hour flight which would evolve of the flight attendant’s serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While eating they would play a movie, appropriate for all ages. Every day I am there I will not eat anything normal for Americans. Experiencing all different types of food will give me a better feel of where I am and getting a better feel of what the people are like. Being able to see how other people live there life and attack everyday life. I am interested in finding out how much different or the same they are with American’s. I wonder if they do the things we do in life and what the atmosphere in sports are like.

Sports are my world and keep me going every day. Ever since I was young I have been in love with every kind of sport. I grew up playing baseball, basketball, and football competitively. When I wasn’t playing those three sports, I would try playing all of the other different sports they play in the Olympics. Going to the Olympics I would be able to see all these sports actually being played, not only by normal athletes but by the best of best all around the world. There are more sports than just the ones we...
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