Three days ago someone told me that the Olympics had started. “What?” I replied, incredulous. If the Olympics had truly started, I would’ve definitely heard about it. I associate the Olympics with fanfare, prestige, celebration, appearances on mainstream media and newspaper covers. How could they have just begun without telling me first? Was it even 2018? Two whole years since the last one? That’s far too soon. Shouldn’t I care more about this global event?
Rising sophomore Kristian Ipsen won a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the men’s synchronized diving 3-meter springboard event with partner Troy Dumais on Wednesday.