Your Olympic Sailing Team just got beat so badly that it didn’t win a single Olympic medal in any class. You are "At The Helm" and the best you can come up with is that it was just some bad luck, but hat you stand by your team. Really? No medals, not even close actually, but you stand by your team? If you are Team Leader Dean Brenner, you bet you do. And this is how your start your article explaining (or more accurately, not explaining) the debacle:
1936 was a long time ago. The Olympic Games were in Berlin, under the watchful glare of Adolf Hitler. The Games was basically a huge Nazi party rally. Jesse Owens pissed off his hosts by being outstanding. And it was also the last time the USA failed to win a single medal in the sailing events. It’s a fact, so let’s just get it out there, and acknowledge reality. Our team wanted to come here and make some history. We just had a different kind of history in mind.. Read on.