Video: The Wind Beneath His Wings
What makes one man’s slam dunk rise above the rest? The secret ingredient: Mom. Forward Josh Thompson ’13 stole the show at the at the first official men’s basketball practice of the season, a “Madness Before Midnight” extravaganza at the Spiro Sports Center on October 14, thanks to his longsuffering mother, Diane. Competing in the slam dunk contest, Thompson garnered a perfect score with flying leap over her head. Soon afterward, the video of the dunk went viral on the Internet. As of press time, it has been viewed about 450,000 times. It was named “Top Play of the Day” on ESPN’s SportsCenter, and it was also featured on ABC’s Good Morning America.