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Author Topic: Ask AJ Edelman Anything: DDF Member And Member Of The 2018 Israel Olympic Team!  (Read 15764 times)

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Everyone's excited. Village isn't full yet. More athletes trickling in.

Kosher food--no kosher food provided, so I'm sticking to smoked salmon, my protein powder, veggies, and the fruit, both dry and fresh.
Good luck!!  Your a real inspiration!

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Super cool and Good luck, I'll be rooting for you! Quick question and probably a stupid one. You mentioned that you need improvement with sprinting, if so why would you not then compete in Luge that does not require the sprint start? I know that luge is different in the fact that you are on your back but are the steering skills similar.......

The steering mechanisms are completely different on the sleds. Luge athletes start far younger than skeleton. They require more of a feeling of the track sometimes so it helps to start younger.

Didn't o read somewhere that chabad of Seoul has a pop up stand of kosher food at the Olympics?

Definitely not in the village.
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What time you skeletoning?

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You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used to start a religious discussion.

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Hats off to you AJ. GLuck. Come home safe

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Just watched the flag raising ceremony on your facebook page.  Beautiful.  Obviously you can't/shouldn't discuss security specifics but do you feel safe?  Are they keeping you separate from other athletes?  Have you gotten any negative comments or experiences from any of the other athletes because of being jewish/israeli?


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Just watched the flag raising ceremony on your facebook page.  Beautiful.  Obviously you can't/shouldn't discuss security specifics but do you feel safe?  Are they keeping you separate from other athletes?  Have you gotten any negative comments or experiences from any of the other athletes because of being jewish/israeli?


All athletes are in the village, no one is separate.  each country and delegation has their own apartments here--Israel having 2 athletes in the mountain competitions (one alpine, one skeleton), we are in just one apartment, while some countries have a dozen floors full of apartments.
Negative comments from other athletes--over the course of skeleton have heard a lot, and lots of stereotypes.  But that's my job--to combat that, and change perceptions of jews.

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Opening ceremonies and the competition.

Friday February 9: 6am est on NBC.

Competition:
WEDNESDAY February 14, 8pm NBC
THURSDAY February 15, 7.30pm NBC
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All athletes are in the village, no one is separate.  each country and delegation has their own apartments here--Israel having 2 athletes in the mountain competitions (one alpine, one skeleton), we are in just one apartment, while some countries have a dozen floors full of apartments.
Negative comments from other athletes--over the course of skeleton have heard a lot, and lots of stereotypes.  But that's my job--to combat that, and change perceptions of jews.
Opening ceremonies and the competition.

Friday February 9: 6am est on NBC.

Competition:
WEDNESDAY February 14, 8pm NBC
THURSDAY February 15, 7.30pm NBC

Is that NY time?

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Is that NY time?
What other times are there

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Cool thread. Love how youíre so interactive. Thanks for sharing your social media. Iíll be watching from home. Good luck!!
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Wow! Truly inspiring! Good luck!

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Good luck @hgeek23 !