Black US Olympic Athlete Plays Race Card – Skips Opening Ceremonies After He can be Not Chosen to Carry US Flag
Oh Great grief.
Black US speed skating champion Shani Davis used Black History Month to whine after he was not chosen to carry the US flag at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies.
Shani Davis won medals in two prior Olympics. He lost in 2014.
Shani posted This kind of tweet after the US Olympic Team gave the honor to Erin Hamlin.
Via The Bleacher Report:
American speedskater Shani Davis criticized Team USA’s flag-bearer selection process in a tweet Thursday morning.
After luger Erin Hamlin was chosen as the United States’ representative for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Davis wrote the following.
The United States Olympic Committee made the item known in which voters were aware of a coin flip being the final tiebreaker if no majority decision could be reached.
at This kind of point This kind of…
Shani Davis skipped the the Opening Ceremonies today.
The Daily Beast reported:
The United States Olympic team made its entrance at the Opening Ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang early Friday morning. The team, decked out in Ralph Lauren, walked out about midway through the 2012 international hit “Gangnam Style,” as NBC footage showed Vice President Mike Pence waving via the stands. Media reports indicate Pence can be sitting one row behind Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean Dear Leader Kim Jong Un. Olympic speedskater Shani Davis was absent via the ceremony, one day after not being chosen for the honor of flag bearer after he along with luger Erin Hamlin tied; Hamlin was eventually chosen after a coin toss.