John Shuster’s Family Watches Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
The fun continues throughout the day as John's sons Luke and Logan held a special opening ceremony at their school, as kids in their grades marched through the hallways with Luke and Logan as the flag bearers.
SUPERIOR, Wis. – Early on Friday morning, the opening ceremonies for the 2022 Winter Games took place in Beijing. The event aired at 5:30 a.m. local time but that didn’t stop a local family with some Olympics ties.
John Shuster’s house was packed with friends and family to watch him carry the flag of the United States during the opening ceremonies.
The gathering also included the friends and family of all the other members of Team USA’s men’s curling team as well and an appearance on the Today Show.
“This is our first Olympics of being at home and watching from our couches so that in itself is pretty emotional. We have only been to one opening ceremonies in person so watching the opening ceremonies is always exciting. But watching your son carry the flag was about as good as it gets, amazing. It wasn’t a surprise because I think that when we found out about it was when it really got us. So we had a couple days to think about it and realize what an honor it was and everything so we were looking forward to seeing it,” John’s parents Tom and Jackie Shuster said.
And the fun didn’t stop there as John’s sons Luke and Logan held a special opening ceremony at their school, as kids in their grades marched through the hallways with Luke and Logan as the flag bearers.
“I got to carry this flag around the whole entire school. It’s really awesome how they’ve been supporting us this whole way of our journey,” 8-year old Luke said.
Team USA Curling will have their first competition next Wednesday.