Gone are the drab colors of Olympics past. Team uniforms now come in splashes of color but the individual helmets of the athletes are simply awesome.
The 51 Billion Dollar Olympic Winter Games opened in Sochi Russia last night putting a spot light on the best Russia can offer.
Putting their best foot forward, the Opening Ceremony was a pageant of Russia achievement. We did note they soft pedaled the Communist era by labeling it an "experiment". Apparently Russian experimentation continues. Here are some examples.
The first Olympics I can remember was 1968 in Mexico City. Remember sitting there every night watching my Dad.