Re: Fanmail for Olympic Athletes
The Wizard (wizard@ANTARES.CANISIUS.EDU)
Mon, 8 Jul 1996 14:05:02 EDT
ON: Mon, 8 Jul 1996 12:01:10 -0400
Ray Callaway <ric@BEAU.ATLANTA.DG.COM> said:
>Subject: Fanmail for Olympic Athletes
>FYI - IBM (no, I don't work for them) as the official technology folks have
>established a web site that lets you send email to the Olympic athletes.
>You have the options of sending to "The 1996 Olympians", "Your favorite team",
>or "A specific athlete". Now replies are not guaranteed and postings are
>subject to being published on a page on that server for general viewing.
>However, I did see athletes in the "surf shack" at the village reading and
>replying to some of these messages. So what the heck - maybe you will get
>lucky and get a personal reply. The url is
I got a DNS lookup error when trying this URL, but with persitence I got
through at http://www.fanmail.olympic.ibm.com. Sounds like a nice idea, but I
wonder how many of the athletes will find time to respond?
ASM, Troop 108
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City