But what, perhaps, will be most memorable about the 2018 Winter Games for PyeongChang was the number of historic performances where underdogs landed on the top of the podium. The women ice hockey team ended a 20 year drought with a thrilling win against arch rival Canada, and the men curling team not only made its first appearance in the sport gold medal match, but also won. In the two person relay event, cross country skiers Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins also took home a historic gold medal with the team first ever gold medal win in the sport.
The matchup behind Ohio State and Oregon is expected to draw a broad audience given Ohio State’s college football heritage and Oregon’s new kid on the block (for college) reputation and its close association with Nike. While the apparel maker provides uniforms for both schools, Oregon’s changing array of seemingly space age uniforms are a hot topic among football fans. Oregon’s uniform selection for the championship game made news earlier this when it was revealed the team would be eschewing its traditional green and yellow colors for white and gray..
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Glowing on Beseck ridge like rosy lantern mantles in oak and pine shadows, lady slippers are no hiking boots. But the delicate, purple veined pink pouch above a pair of oval ribbed leaves stops the most determined lug soled trampers in their tracks. Growing singly or in clumps, these ethereal blooms seem too beautiful, too frail to be real.
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