Re-Viewed: Cool Runnings - feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme...

Re-Viewed: Cool Runnings - feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme...
"Nuff people say, you know they can't believe

Jamaica we have a bobsled team"

This afternoon, the two-man Jamaican bobsled team of Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon will make their way down the Sliding Centre Sanki course in Sochi, Russia, as part of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Of course, they're not the first. The nation's bobsled team made its debut at the Calgary Winter Olympics in 1988, and five years later their remarkable tale served as the inspiration for one of the finest - and funniest - sports movies ever, Disney's Cool Runnings.

"You mean winter, as in igloos and Eskimos and penguins and Ice?"

Liberties were taken with reality. The truth was stretched thinner than a sledder's Lycra, but that's really not important. The essence of the story and its Olympic soul remained.

After an unfortunate Summer Olympics qualifier, Derice Bannock (Leon) convinces fellow sprinters Junior Bevil (Rawle D Lewis), Yul
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