“For any Olympic athlete, it’s a tremendous honor to be selected as a your country’s flag-bearer – but sometimes being thrust into the national spotlight can have unintended consequences. In the case of Puerto Rican wrestler and Olympic silver medalist Jaime Espinal, it was his status as a Dominican-born immigrant that caused for some unfortunate […]
“Anybody who thinks tennis players don’t care about Olympic medals did not see Miami’s Monica Puig hunched over on her knees Saturday night, sobbing on the court after upsetting Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to win the first gold medal in any sport for her native Puerto Rico.” (story via […]
“I’m proud of my Mexican heritage,” Cejudo said. “But I’m an American. It’s the best country in the world. They call it the land of opportunity, and it is. Maybe if some other kid watches this, he can do the same.” Read the full story HERE.
Meet the Badass 16-Year-Old Boriqua rapping the U.S at the Olympics! She is the first U.S latina to make the team since 1984.Learn more about her HERE! (via Carolina Moreno @ Huffington post) And on top of it all she winked at the judges before the start of her routine! That’s when america truly felling […]