While we were all snuggled up nice and warm in our blankets watching the women’s cross-country ski competition, there was another competition taking place at home in Fairfax County: man vs. snow.
The five custodians worked long hours shoveling, chipping away at ice and salting walkways to prepare for Tuesday’s school opening. Together they worked as a team, with one aim in mind: bringing home the gold, or rather, revealing pavement, all in the name of education.
As of yet, snow shoveling is not an official Olympic sport, but it does take strength, endurance, and a healthy dose of Wheaties. So, in honor their hard work, the five each received a gold medal and a red rose bouquet -- a small thank you for a big dose of help.