News from Another Crowd

Crowdfunding their way to the Olympics

Cool Runnings was in need of some cool cash. The Jamaican bobsled team, which charmed the world in the 1988 Winter Olympics with its unlikely appearance in the games, will return this year but it may not have been able to attend if it weren't for the generosity of the crowdfunding community. The team officially qualified for the Sochi Games on Jan. 18. Instead of celebrating, though, it faced a major cash crisis.

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