The USOC issued the following message today to those who participated in Olympic Day 2014:
“Thank you for your participation in Olympic Day 2014. Over 500,000 Americans celebrated Olympic Day while participating in 1,055 celebrations in 813 cities. With celebrations in all 50 states and 11 locations abroad, 2014 was a paramount success—making this year the most successful Olympic Day celebration in United States history.
Olympic Day is a celebration for youth around the world to observe the Olympic values of Fair Play, Perseverance, Respect and Sportsmanship. It is also a day to celebrate the International Olympic Committee’s three pillars: Move, Learn and Discover.
More than 875 Olympians, Paralympians, coaches and hopefuls helped to spread the Olympic spirit across the United States. While attending Olympic Day events, athletes shared the Olympic ideals of Fair Play, Perseverance, Respect, and Sportsmanship.
The U.S. Olympic Committee thanks everyone who contributed to the incredible success of Olympic Day and for their continued support of the Olympic Movement.”
USA Dance celebrated Olympic Day in three cities in 2014 – two in California and one in Florida. Let’s try to increase that number in 2015!