LAS VEGAS, NV – We had quite the experience at the Las Vegas 7s. This particular leg of the HSBC Sevens Series is a tad easier to get to for fans, so it tends to have a great mix of cultures, costumes and customs – and they are all shared at Sam Boyd Stadium. But while everybody gets along at this week-long party – despite backing nations that are duke it out on the pitch – there is still drama and controversy. And in this case, it was host Team USA and Colin Hawley, their smart, good-looking California Kid, that were in the eye of it all. Fortunately, our cagey Kiwi, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie (who was roughed up by members of Australia 7s) was there to capture this Colin Hawley Controversy!
There you have it. As substantive as David Frost/Richard Nixon and nearly as political. But Frost didn’t tear his groin hoisting a Samoan prior interviewing his subject.
Okay, now on a more serious note… The ladies high-fiving Colin at the very, very end of the video (after the credits!) are from the Glen C. Taylor School in Henderson, NV. All 16 nations entered at the Las Vegas 7s, partake in the Adopt-A-Country Program, where kids from the area schools get to learn about a team and the country. It’s a great program and it’s best that we have Colin and Dallen Stanford tell you about it:
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