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The Baltimore Sun

'Cool Runnings'

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, Buena Vista