I've been a huge fan of the Olympics since 2002. My friend introduced me to Olympic hockey, and as a lifelong hockey fan I was taken immediately by the extreme athleticism of the top countries. When Canada won it's first gold in mens hockey in 50 years, I felt the rush that the Olympics bring to the passionate fans and athletes all cheering for their countrymen.
In 2010 the Olympics were held in my home city of Vancouver, and that is when I got hooked big time.
I was sick the first week so I spent all my time resting and watching Canada win gold medal after gold medal climaxing in an epic record breaking final gold medal overtime winning game downtown with the rest of my city. T...