On the ground and on the move…with a selfie stick

Arthur Takahashi and Brennan Meagher, the two Augusta University correspondents we sent to Rio to cover the Olympic journey of alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu, who will run in Sunday’s marathon for his native Zimbabwe, arrived in Rio on Monday.

Since then they’ve blogged about first impressions and Brazilian cuisine, taken video of the Olympic Village during a failed attempt to have dinner with Pardon and come in contact with quite a few of the 23,000 soldiers that are part of the security force.

Not bad for their first day on the ground.

Now, they’re mastering the art of the selfie stick on their way to the next story.

Check out their blogs, photo galleries and dispatches from Rio on the Jagwire Olympics page,

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by

Augusta University Staff is a collection of talented writers, photographers, students and professionals; all working together to promote and support the amazing impacts and every day wins of Augusta University and the people that make up JagNation.

View all articles
Written by Staff

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University and AU Health. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

Read on for stories of innovation in education and health care, opportunities at the center of Georgia’s new cybersecurity hub, and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities and the health sciences.