Florida’s CFO made a surprise bid to steal the postponed Summer Olympics away from Tokyo. We think this idea has legs.

Signs the 2021 Summer Olympics are Coming to Florida

Florida’s CFO made a surprise bid to steal the postponed Summer Olympics away from Tokyo. We think this idea has legs.

10. Michael Phelps inks lucrative endorsement deal with Dion’s to promote its “two white meat thighs or legs, mashed potatoes, one green and a starch,” lunch special.

9. ESPN releases a 30-for-30 documentary chronicling the early days of  “gator wrastlin’.”

8. The Florida Keys have submitted applications to host two new Olympic events: Mixed Doubles Beer Pong and the U.S. 1 Fireball Shot Relay through the Keys. 

7. Governor DeSantis starts dishing out money for channel markers — and motorized, floating tiki bars.

6. Eschewing Disney’s “generous” offer to host the games, the state legislature authorizes construction of a sprawling, 300-acre sports complex — in the heart of the Everglades.

5. Florida native Fred Durst of the band Limp Bizkit has been chosen to compose and perform the official Olympic theme song. 

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4. Tito’s Vodka is now the official sponsor of the Summer Olympics. 

3. Miraculously, the COVID-19 vaccine is now available to everyday Florida residents. 

2. Florida has chosen its most famed and prestigious resident to light the Olympic Torch — Carole Baskin. 

1. No more mosquitoes.

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