20 movies to put you in the Olympic spirit

Introduction The Rio Olympics are here! So which movies should you watch to get in the spirit? Turns out, there haven’t been that many, but here’s the best we could find for your viewing pleasure. Listen below for audio highlights, then click through the gallery for the full countdown. (Above: WTOP collage via YouTube) ((WTOP collage via YouTube))
16. “Rowing Through” (1996) Legendary rower Tiff Wood, nicknamed “The Hammer,” trains under the even more legendary Harvard rowing coach Harry Parker to represent the United States in the 1980 Moscow Olympics only to be cut off when the U.S. boycotts the games.   ((WTOP collage via YouTube))
November 29, 2020 | (Jason Fraley)

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