Would you do 30 squats for a free subway ride? The Russian Olympic Committee decided to place a very interested machine in Russian Subways that encouraged passerby’s to do 30 squats for a free subway ride ticket.
The campaign is meant to get the people of Moscow excited and in the Olympic spirit for the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Moscow, Russia.
â€œWe wanted to show that the Olympic Games is not just an international competition that people watch on TV, but that it is also about getting everyone involved in a sporting lifestyle,â€ Alexander Zhukov, president of the Russian Olympic Committee, was quoted by state-run news wire RIA-Novosti as saying.
The free rides will be on offer for a month. The Olympic Games are set to kick off on March 7, 2014.