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Team EMS Goes for the Gold Medal

Olympic fever or maybe Olympic indifference has swept the land, like a curler sliding down the ice. So much so that the athletes at Bonner County EMS have devised and filmed their own EMS Olympic event – pushing a loaded cot up an icy incline and into the back of the ambulance.

Watch their video tribute to the Winter Olympics.

EMS! EMS! EMS! the crowd roars with approval. But really the best attention for EMS would be a tweet from America’s top tweeter, Adam Rippon.

More EMS Olympics … winter versison

Make sure to read Kelly Grayson’s Top 10 events that should be in the EMS Winter Olympics.

Maybe your town is home to a real-life Olympian. Did you give them a great send-off? What’s the plan to welcome them home?

3 Ways Cities Cheer on Their Hometown Olympians


By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.