Activity 1 Day 5: Eddie the Eagle
Some Olympic athletes become famous not because they win but because they have an amazing attitude and great determination. They are sometimes called ‘underdogs.’ One of the most famous ‘underdogs’ in Olympic history was a man named Michael Edwards. He was a ski jumper from England who competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada. Although he came last in the event, he never gave up. Recently, a movie has been made about his life.
- It is called “Eddie the Eagle. For this activity, watch the trailer for Eddie the Eagle and then post a summary of the movie on your blog. What is the movie about?
- The movie is about a old man named 'Michael Edwards, but some people like calling him Eddie the Eagle.
- Eddie the eagles dream was to compete in the Olympics because that what he wanted to do.But there will always be some people that would make him feel upset or sad which is not a very nice thing to do.