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Jeremy Hunt Loses To William Hague And Seb Coe In Tory Olympic Challenge

by | 17th, June 2011

JEREMY Hunt, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, spent part of today riding an inflatable raft down the Lee Valley White water Centre in Hertfordshire, which will be the venue for the Olympics in 2012.

The venue will host five days of intense Canoe slalom competition during the games next year, in front of 60,000 spectators who applied for tickets to the Olympic stadium but failed to get them and then ticked any box in the mad belief that spending £200 to watch kayaking was money well spent.

Can the canoeing be more entertaining than that big spotting event of August 1997, when the then Conservative Party leader William Hague took the plunge in Cornwall on the water slide at the Flambards theme Park on the Lizard accompanied by – yep – you remember – deputy chief of staff Seb Coe, now shilling as the face of the London Olympics..?

Answer: no.



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