2008 Olympics

The 2008 Olympics were held in Florida on November 17th.  Thousands of  five athletes trained for many years  weeks, to compete in this highly recognized sporting event. 

To continue with the Olympic tradition, all athletes had to repeat and sign an oath.

In the name of our Lord Jesus, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules, For the glory of God and the honor of our teams.  We can do all things through Christ who strenghtens us.



The Olympic Torch must be lit in Athens in the classroom, to be carried many, many miles feet to light the sacred Olympic Flame that is waiting in the host city.

The Olympic ladies light the 2008 Olympic Torch.


It is then passed among outstanding athletes.


At the end of the torches long journey, the torch is thrown placed into the bowl to light the sacred Olympic Flame.

There were five events. The media was in such awe of the gracefulness, strength, and ablitiy of the athletes, that they did not take pictures of all the events. All media personal have been banned from future athletic events of this magnitude.

The events were:

Mr. Stick Goes on Vacation (Javlin Throw)
Leap of Faith (Long Jump)
Ring Fling (Disc Throw)

Flightless Bird Toss


and the last was the Pass the Pig Relay Race.


All athletes did a wonderful job. All received medals.

The 2008 Olympians!



7 responses to “2008 Olympics

  1. Oh, man, I HATED when my mom dragged me to those homeschool events, lol. Usually because I was the oldest by a couple of years everytime, and towered above the other kids by at least a head and a half. I always felt like such a moron, lol.

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  2. Cute! Sounds like they have an awesome and creative PE teacher!

  3. Those pictures are so cute. I looks like everyone had a lot of fun.

  4. I must say the neatest Olympics I’ve ever seen!!

  5. Looks like everyone had fun at The Olympics!

    You are doing a good job with your PE class.

  6. Too cute!LOL!

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