She Knows Law and Bobsledding


While they were there, [Harvey] and their son, David, were inaugural members of the Virgin Islands’ Olympic bobsled team. [Joan Nelson Hook] served as a coach and trainer for their 1988 trip to the Calgary Olympics. She stayed in the Olympic village and met the members of Jamaica’s first bobsled team, who inspired Disney’s 1993 flick Cool Runnings.

“We just don’t hang it up at 65,” she said. “People enjoy enriched lives by staying in the community and work force. I think older workers are prized because of their work ethic and dependability and focus.”

“I just want to continue to love what I’m doing and to find joy in my life,” she said. “And give joy to others.”