USA To It’s Olympians: Team Colors Will Put You At Risk
This very well could be the most dangerous Olympics in modern times. Right at the crossroads of some of the world’s most dangerous, unchecked countries. And..they hate Americans.
According to the New York Post, the State Department is telling American athletes competing in the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics to avoid wearing team gear outside the games’ venues amid growing concerns over terrorist threats in the Russian resort town. The security memo sent out to teams details steps athletes can take to ensure their safety during the games.It says to avoid wearing team colors too prominently outside of the 1,500-mile so-called “Ring of Steel” security perimeter established by Russian security forces.
Yesterday, Designer Ralph Lauren unveiled the official uniforms that American athletes will wear to the Opening ceremony. The uniforms feature a knit patchwork cardigan emblazoned with big stars, an American flag, and the Olympic rings.
The company has been toting the dynamic mix of patriotic references in the classic colors of red, white and navy defines the Ralph Lauren 2014 Team USA Opening ceremony uniform, which is proudly Made in America.