Amid the pomp and
circumstance that will be the opening ceremonies of the BRC
Olympics, Playa gawkers will also see hand-held signs that
say “Burning Man '09”.
The BRC Olympics is a private for-profit
organization, and is not under the auspices of The Burning Man
Project or associated with any other government agency.
Black Rock City, an ever expanding community coined a 'Neopaganapokliticalhyppiefreakfest", will leave nothing to chance to
entertain it's 50,000 Burners. Playa citizens will be treated to an entire weeks worth of events,
competitions and Burning Man debauchery as they host the
What Started in Greece...
Olympia, in southern Greece was the site of
the original Olympic games. It was one of the most important
religious centers of the ancient Greek world.
Olympia hosted the first Olympic games in the year 776 BC. Every
four years athletes from all over Greece compete in athletic
events. Some of the most famous individuals of the ancient world
traveled miles to see these events.
The atmosphere has been euphoric in the halls of the Burning Man
offices as the announcement was made by the BRIOC. Many of The
Project's Senior Staff have already committed to a First
Camp Team that is sure to be medal contenders in the many events
throughout the week.
Comes to Black Rock City...