They silence cannons, mute disputes and make deadly enemies look in unison in the same direction. The Olympic Games. The elevation of sport over war and the forming of ethical rules for athletic combat, which we owe to the ancient Greeks, is a huge part of our civilisation and cultural heritage. At its heart is the collective cheering and support for the athletes who fight to win the laurel of victory. At last year’s London Games, the attitude of the Polish fans was exceptional among other nations, which is a proof of Poles’ wholehearted appreciation of the ancient Olympic legacy.
This phenomenon can be seen in my photos. They are an evidence of what inspires the Polish soul.