Premiere Date:Sunday, August 17, 2008
The Alabama Sports Festival was started in 1982 to provide an Olympic like experience in the state. More than 6,000 athletes participated in the sports competition in 2007. Ron Creel is President and Chief Executive Officer for the Alabama Sports Festival. He has agreed to lead an effort to bring the Olympics to the Birmingham area. Creel discuss the task facing the state in trying to lure the games to Alabama.