Corporate Sponsorship Turns Olympics Into ‘Hunger Games’ Scenario

By NickMeador on February 6, 2014 in News In The Nation, 2006 Winter Games luge competitor Samantha Retrosi compares the Olympics to “The Hunger Games” while discussing her own experience of being made into a voicebox for Vorizon. According to Retrosi, when corporate sponsorship falls through, many U.S. Olympic athletes are left with one back-up plan: join the Army: The socialization of my allegiance to Verizon began the moment I was selected—as an 11-year-old—for the US

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