While stumbling around the other day, I came across this recollection of Derek Redmond
from the 1992 Games in Barcelona. Very nice piece, good for maintaining perspective.
I remember seeing that moment live in 1992. It was truly heartbreaking.
On a lighter note, probably the greatest Winter Olympics moment so far this century:
2006 Womens Snowboard Cross Final
Worth it for the BBC commentary alone.
: It's mindless now, clicking towards oblivion. ... How long, K-9?
: INSUFFICIENT DATA.
: Yeah, you never fucking know the answer when it's important.