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Canadians: Selfish With Beer, Generous With Skis


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. In Sochi, the Canadians have filled an entire fridge with Molson beer, but it's not for sharing. The fridge requires the scan of a Canadian passport to open.

Still, this Olympic moment: Yesterday, the coach of Canada's cross country ski team spotted a Russian competitor struggling to the finish line with a broken ski, and promptly ran out and gave him a replacement.

In sum, Canadians: selfish with beer, generous with skis. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.