One of the greatest achievements in sports is to make the Olympic team

Growing up as a kid, watching the summer and winter Olympics was always awe-inspiring. The best athletes in the world, getting together every four years to compete in their dominant sport is pretty impressive. Things have changed quite a bit, remember years ago, only amateurs competed, at least as far as the United States was concerned. The most incredible achievement is just making the team, and for one Minnesotan the winter Olympics that begins Friday will be a moment he will never forget.

His name is John Shuster and he is about to be a flag bearer for the U.S. Olympic team

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony is about ready to start this Friday at 5:30 am Central Time and Minnesotan John Schuster will be one of the flag bearers. A  Duluth, Minnesota resident, John is no stranger to the Olympics, as he took home the gold medal back in 2018 in the sport of curling. It doesn't matter if you have been to the games before, to be asked to be a flag bearer is better than any medal you could win, it's a huge sign of respect. According to bringmethenews.ocm "To get to lead all the rest of these amazing athletes ... we’re going to do us proud, It’s one of the biggest honors that I’ve ever had bestowed upon me.” Shuster will have some company, American speed skater Brittany Bowe will be bearing a flag as well.


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