Mexican gymnast Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas must be a video game fan, especially that of Zelda, or her coach is. After all, how many Olympians would actually choose to perform at the highest level while using a medley from a video game? This is exactly what Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas did, performing her Olympic qualification routine to an arrangement of music from The Legend of Zelda. This particular arrangement was performed by violinist Lindsey Stirling, but unfortunately, it is not the kind of music that you use which will influence the judges’ final score, but rather, the routine as well as execution. Being able to pick a nerdy video game soundtrack does not count towards your final score, leading Blanca to rank 35th in the event. That is certainly very far from bringing home a gold medal for Mexico. Just some food for thought – what kind of video game music do you think would make for an awesome Olympics tune for use on the gymnastic front, or even for synchronized swimming?

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