Thursday, 1 October 2009
Did you cry for Paula in Athens?
Jump for joy for our rowers in Sydney?
Who was your favourite, Olga or Nadia?
Were you watching Munich in ‘72?
Do you know what a Fosbury Flop is?
And who can forget Usain Bolt’s record-breaking 100 metres?
You may have watched the Olympics over the years from your sofa or even a stadium seat. Your memories may be cloudy or crystal clear. Whatever you remember, You are invited to share it on film.
Come and take part in the ‘Memory Marathon’ and pass the baton on!
On Saturday November 7th 2009, artist Simon Pope will be filmed walking a 26 mile route around the five Olympic host boroughs. Over 100 people will accompany him along short sections of the route, sharing their standout personal memories of the Olympics.
Could you or someone you know, be one of them?
You don’t have to be a sports person or anyone special to take part. They are open to ALL types of stories – personal or professional, trivial or profound. By living in Leabank Square - you already qualify.
Do something different: have a go! Its your chance to be part of a unique experience, meet new people, share your stories and star in a film! Its easy to get involved: Just send them an email soon, marked ‘Pass Me the Baton!’ with your name and phone number to Mel & Anna, the Participation Co-ordinators at: firstname.lastname@example.org Or send a text (with your name), saying, ‘Pass Me the Baton!’ to: 07957 433 234.
Come on Leabank Square - be a part of history!