The Olympic Games, everyone knows it as the premier global sporting event the world-over. But when you think of the Olympics do you think about alcohol? In today’s episode we take a look at the alcohol fueled history of the Olympics including: wine aid stations, drunken marathons, and the first drug enforcement casualty. All this and more on this episode of the Tipsy Timeline!
Today’s episode explores alcohol use and abuse throughout the history of the Olympic Games. If you liked this episode check out some of the resources we used to make it:
· https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/most-consecutive-opponents-squash-singles· https://www.history.com/news/5-myths-about-the-ancient-olympics· https://www.pastemagazine.com/olympics/a-brief-history-of-olympic-drinking/