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The 2022 Winter Olympics are going on as we speak
Last Thursday, the 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off from Beijing, causing eyes from all over the globe to be locked into the same programming for the next three weeks straight. From now through February 20, we'll watch countless athletes from all over the world, including some from here right in Northern New England representing Team USA, go head-to-head for global dominance and bragging rights.
Offering competition in everything from curling and snowboarding to speed skating and the luge, the Beijing Winter Games are offering 15 different events to find the best of the best in, according to the Olympics official website.
What if Maine had an Olympics?
But most of those events -- cross-country skiing, ice hockey, figure skating -- it's all typical. What if there were an Olympic Games that captured the absolute unique heart and soul of an area? And honestly, what better unique place than Maine?