I was an Olympic volunteer / Mike Cooper

Cooper, Mike

Edited by Upfront Publ. - 2011

To play a part in the Olympic Games is a wonderful experience - probably a once in a lifetime opportunity - and a rare privilege. No matter what role they play, the support of thousands of volunteers is absolutely vital to the success of any Olympiad. I was one of the few British volunteers at the Atlanta Centenary Olympic Games. It was the most exciting and rewarding three weeks of my life. I saw Olympic finals, witnessed medal ceremonies, talked to champion athletes both contemporary and past, and worked like a Trojan for long hours as part of the stadium staff. This is my story about the small part I played in 'The Greatest Show on Earth'.

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