Head to a neighborhood pool these days and you’re bound to see several kids whipping their arms back and forth like an albatross before plunging into the water. Poke your head into a gymnasium, and you may see an abnormal number of young ones lined up to try the vault.
Olympic fever may not know any age range, but it’s especially inspiring for young children, who see the accomplishments of these athletes and the excitement it creates, sparking an interest in the sports they see on TV. And that usually results in more than a few lost weekends and added expenses for parents.
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