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<b>The Underdog:</b> The Jamaican national bobsled team<br>
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On paper, possibly the underdog of all underdog stories: A sprinter and a pushcart driver in Jamaica enlist a former retired bobsled champ in order to qualify for the 1988 Winter Olympics. Despite an embarrassing start, the team finishes, though short of a record-setting performance, to become one of the most beloved stories in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCIG000024" title="Recording Industry Association of America" href="/topic/entertainment/recording-industry-association-of-america-ORCIG000024.topic">Olympics</a> history.<br>
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-- Jevon Phillips, <a href="http://www/latimes.com/entertainment/news/">latimes.com</a>
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The Underdog: The Jamaican national bobsled team

On paper, possibly the underdog of all underdog stories: A sprinter and a pushcart driver in Jamaica enlist a former retired bobsled champ in order to qualify for the 1988 Winter Olympics. Despite an embarrassing start, the team finishes, though short of a record-setting performance, to become one of the most beloved stories in Olympics history.

-- Jevon Phillips, latimes.com

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