Courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library.
Including the squads for the Beijing games, 203 U of M students and coaches have participated in the Olympics, representing the U.S. and 21 other countries. One athlete has participated in four Olympiads, 15 have made three appearances and 31 have been two-time Olympians. They have won 118 medals: 55 gold, 28 silver, and 35 bronze. Michigan has had medal winners in every Summer Olympics s except 1896 and gold medalists in all but four Summer Olympiads.
He’d blogged and tweeted about some hip discomfort he’d been experiencing and how, as you might imagine, it really cramps his style as a travel writer and a person who does not own a car. So I inquired as to how he got himself in this position.
Yadda yadda yadda, medical burro.
This is a terrible way to tell a story; I really don’t remember how exactly it came up (this was somewhere between my first and second tall can of Strongbow). It had something to do with how they can’t ask you about service dogs when you travel and the fact that a burro would be more useful.
Missy insists the correct term would be “service burro.”
We’re designing for the other 90% here, people.