I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:14)
(Reuters) – “We are not just going there to participate.”
Defiant words of Winston Watts, the driver of Jamaica’s two-man bobsleigh team for next month’s Sochi Winter Olympics, as the tropical Caribbean nation continues its love affair with icy track for a sixth time in history.
Jamaica’s Sochi qualification comes 26 years after their ground-breaking quartet of Devon Harris, Dudley Stokes, Michael White, and Nelson Christian Stokes made a moving debut at the 1988 Calgary Games that inspired a movie, “Cool Runnings”, five years later…
“We were able to raise over $120,000 via a crowd-funding site … which meets the immediate need. So we’re grateful for that, as it puts us in very good position to get the team prepared for the Sochi Games.”