Activity 1: 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?
This movie is about how a man named Eddie was trying out sports but he kept on failing until he thought of a sport skiing but it was without ski handles.when he grew up he kept on failing and failing but then this other guy came and trained him then Eddie got better and better then when the real Olympics came he was in it.