Monday, June 24, 2024

Great Britain men: Hockey’s dark horse of the Olympics?

In our Olympic hockey blogger series, Luke Russell reveals his love for the game and GB’s chances in Tokyo

What I love about the Olympics?

Passion, hunger, desire. Three words that perfectly sum up why I love the Olympics so much. Occurring every four years the Olympics are the peak point of the hockey calendar with many athletes dedicating their careers in an attempt to make at least one. It gives us a great chance to promote our wonderful sport to a much wider audience. Something we get little chance to do. For me, seeing athletes push themselves to their limits, producing career defining performances makes for very exciting matches.

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