The Woolsack project (Do not meddle in the affairs of knitters) are still trying to reach all and each of the Olympic athletes to let them choose their hand-knitted cushion.
From the official site:
8,000 inspirational people will carry the Olympic Flame as it journeys across the UK. Nominated by someone they know, it will be their moment to shine, inspiring millions of people watching in their community, in the UK and worldwide.
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“Do not meddle in the affairs of knitters, for they carry pointy things and know how to use them.” Granola Geek Mom
Sebastian Coe announced on 18th April that the official Games motto for Olympics 2012 was to be Inspire a Generation.
According to LOCOG’s own website, “Inspire” is meant to be for millions of people to feel they’re part of the Games:
‘London 2012 will be the most far-reaching sporting and cultural event in the world to date. These Games are for the whole of the UK, for sport and culture, for volunteers and business.’ – Seb Coe, Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games