Olympic Skater Johnny Weir On Boycotting The Russian Olympics

July 26th, 2013 // Leave a Comment
Johnny Weir

“To have a boycott would not only negate the career of some athletes who have only one chance at competing at the Games, but also the over-time shifts an exhausted father takes to make ends meet, or the social acclimatization of a brother who can’t go on spring break because his brother needed another costume, or the mother who works part-time at a job far beneath her, just so she can afford to watch her first born perform for the world.”

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