Video Roundup: The Olympics Mixtape

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb

With the opening ceremony kicking off the London 2012 Summer Olympics this afternoon, it’s time once again for a month of obsessively watching events you likely have little or no understanding of for no other reason than a sense of patriotic pride and a fascination with high performance athletes. But as the fine folks over at Consequence of Sound have pointed out, the majority Olympic soundtracks are not something you would ever actually want to listen to unless you actually really hate music. To help you enjoy your marathon Olympics viewing sessions we’ve created our very own London 2012 KEXP mixtape inspired (sort of) by some of our favorite events.
Enjoy!

Archery




Athletics




Beach Volleyball


(Duh.)

Boxing




Capture The Flag


(We wish.)

Diving



Equestrian



Fencing



Football



Gymnastics



Handball



Modern Pentathlon



Rowing



Sailing



Shooting



Swimming



Synchronised Swimming



Trampoline



Triathlon



Weightlifting



Wrestling


By Jacob Webb & Ian Robinson

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One Comment

  1. JB Bonifacio
    Posted July 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm | Permalink

    What about Cake, “The Distance?”

    lulz

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