24 Years Ago – Summer Olympics Inspirational Video
Do you remember this from the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona?
Let's set the scene - Your name is Derek Redmond, and you're competing in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. You're all stretched out, and amped up, ready to go for the gold in the 400-meter dash. The gun fires, you're off! You're starting to hit your stride around 150 meters in to the race, coming through the first turn around the track, and BAM! Searing pain down the back of your right leg. What do you do? This is the Olympics! You've worked your whole life for this. How does the story end?
Check out this footage from the 400-meter dash in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona:
It's okay, we get it. It's your allergies acting up again, right? Maybe you just have something in your eye? Both eyes maybe?