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Continued: Make way for 'Cool Runnings 2'

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 14, 2014 - 11:56 PM

The Jamaicans undoubtedly will have a large cheering section for them here, though their families were unable to travel to Sochi because of the cost.

“In Jamaica, people will gather near big TV screens on the streets to watch,” Watts said.

He admits he is a little uneasy about all the attention, and he is thankful that people care enough to help support them financially so that they can compete in these Olympics. But he doesn’t want to take attention away from other competitors.

“I don’t want to feel above everyone else,” Watts said. “Where I am from is a very poor family. I remember where I am coming from and try not to think that I am better than the other guys because I represent my country.”

 

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