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It’s Sun Screen Protection Day!
So, let’s lather up and head to the (virtual) beach to relive the thrilling Rio 2016 men’s beach volleyball final where hometown heroes Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt took gold over Italy’s Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai.
The 15-time Olympic medalist, which makes her the all-time most decorated Winter Olympian, plans to participate in the legendary Vasa race in 2021.
"I've been out for two years now and missed working towards a specific goal," said Björgen to TV broadcaster NRK.
The show plans to celebrate heroism and humanitarian aid, instead of the year’s best moments and athletes in sports.
"We liked the idea of having athletes from diverse sports that represent something for every fan," show producer Jeff Smith told ESPN. "We're finding ways to make this feel really connected to the audience. They're so ready to reach out to this community."
The Spanish superstar posted footage on his Twitter account, saying “I’m finally back on court, happy to be back on my practices.”
“And super happy that the kids can practice here again at the Rafael Nadal Academy,” he continued. “They’re happy, and that’s the most important thing.”
So, that made us wonder: who else is experimenting with their hair right now? Tweet us @OlympicChannel and show us your best quarantine hairdo!
First things first: the answer to yesterday’s question was Abebe Bikila. The Ethiopian athlete won the 1960 Olympic marathon gold medal barefoot.
Now, here’s today’s question:
Which of these tennis players has not won an Olympic singles title?
This adorable German Shepard reminds us that even in trying times, we can stand tall and do hard things ;)