Backyard Olympians: Show off your future Olympians

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(WFLA) – Is your child a future Olympian? Does he or she do an incredible cartwheel, dance routine or fun pool trick?

News Channel 8 is looking to showcase Tampa Bay area kids hula hooping, playing soccer or performing stunts. Please share your videos and photos with us.

These clips and still images will be shared on air and online throughout the Olympics. The performances, moves or tricks don’t have to coincide with an actual Olympic sport. They can be serious – highlighting tremendous talent – or funny. Did your child impress you or make you laugh? We want to see it!

Send the videos or photos to with the subject line “Backyard Olympians.” Please include written permission for News Channel 8 to show the photos and videos on air and online. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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