Monday, 18 July 2016

Day 6 - Activity 2

Activity 2: The opening ceremonies for every Olympic Games must include formal speeches, a parade of athletes, songs and dances that showcase the culture of the host country. Follow this link to watch the highlights of opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

In the opening ceremony for the London Olympics there were a number of famous English people including the Queen, the Spice Girls, David Bowie, U2, the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney. Imagine that we were going to host the Olympics here in New Zealand in 2024 and you were invited to be on the committee that decides who is invited to participate in the opening ceremonies. As a member of the group you must choose one of the following people to be in the opening ceremony: Richie McCaw (rugby player), Lorde (singer), Kane Williamson (cricket player), Maria Tutaia (netball player), John Key (prime minister of New Zealand) or Shaun Johnson (league player). On your blog, tell us who you think is the best person to choose and explain why you think that they are the best choice!

I would pick Maria Tutaia. The reason why I would pick her because she inspires me to be good netball payer as her. Also another reason why is that shes humble and I can learn to be humble as her. Any where that she goes she is always humble no matter what.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Francesca,

    I think that you have made a great choice in selecting Maria Tutaia as our representative for the opening ceremonies of the Olympics. She is very humble, talented and accustomed to large crowds so she probably wouldn't get too nervous about speaking in front of millions of people.

    I have never actually watched Maria play netball in person but it is a goal of mine to get to one of her games. She never seems to get too rattled or nervous on the court. I really admire her steely personality!

    What do you most admire about her?

    Cheers, Rachel :)