Bruce Jenner rose to prominence during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was there, during the height of the Cold War tension with the USSR that Bruce won the Decathlon event, taking the title from reigning champion, and Soviet, Mykola Avilov. For his achievements, Bruce was quickly dubbed “the world’s greatest athlete”, adored by millions of Americans, touted by the Republican Party as a model for the American work ethic, and even adorned the Wheaties box. But deep down, he had to live with the shame of knowing it was a lie, without having anyone to talk to about it.
It's an exciting day here at A Spoonful of Sports. As was promised in my previous post, I have expanded the reach of A Spoonful Of Sports, in an effort to reach a wider audience. Now, in addition to reading the posts made here, you can also follow me on Google+ and Twitter. I've also set up a Gmail account specifically devoted to A Spoonful of Sports, so if you have any questions, concerns, or would like to guest-write a post, please feel free to email me.
That's all the news I have for now, please stay tuned for a post coming up later today!
As many of you may have noticed, about a month ago I put up a post here, ending close to two years of inactivity at A Spoonful of Sports. While I never intended to put the blog on hiatus for that long, the last two years of my life have seen some of the highest highs, and lowest lows that I’ve ever experienced in my now 28 years on this earth.
Welcome! My name is Chris Spooner. I am an overly-passionate Dolphins fan who has many opinions about his team, and the sports landscape as a whole. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoy voicing them.