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By Paul O’Connor There is way in Tim Hamlett’s opinion piece on Olympic skateboarding that had me nodding vigorously in settlement. Yes, the International Olympic Committee is a secretive and cheating workforce that promotes the Olympics as little greater than a profitable mass media spectacle. Yes, additionally it is an uncongenial promoter of sadly-not-outdated-enough inward-looking nationalism. Yet his studying on skateboarding’s debut on the video games conforms to a type of standardised considering that the Olympic style cultivates. Perhaps a very powerful factor to deal with is that of the younger medal winners in …

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