Thursday, August 18, 2016

Olympus “Recording Olympic Dreams Since 1932” Ad

This spot features clips from previous Olympics and some montage pieces all set to a great song about Olympic athletes’ motivations.

I think this ad is very effective, but I especially like this song. It’s very well done.

But I would have liked to see more women in it, actually: Alex Morgan, Missy Franklin, Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh-Jennings, Allyson Felix.

(Yeah, I can see omitting Beach Volleyball: not a timed sport. But there's a golfer in there: a man.)

I know they made this before the games, so no Katie Ledecky. But hopefully she’ll be in it next time.

Here’s the sporty song spot: