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Registration Official: What country?
Irv: Uh... [clears throat] Jamaica.
Registration Official: [smiles] What country?
Registration Official: [stops smiling and enters the information] Huh, what do you know? A Jamaican bobsled team.”
Derice Bannock: And the one Junior...
Junior Bevill: Yu— [Yul gives him a 'don't even think about it' look] ... Sanka!
Derice Bannock: The fastest of the fastest of Jamaican sprinters...
Sanka Coffie, Derice Bannock, Junior Bevill: Go to Olympics, fight for Jamaica!”
Irv: You're not. You're the brakeman.
Sanka Coffie: You don't understand, I am Sanka Coffie, I am the best pushcart driver in all of Jamaica! I must drive! Do you dig where I'm coming from?
Irv: Yeah, I dig where you're coming from.
Sanka Coffie: Good.
Irv: Now dig where I'm coming from. I'm coming from two gold medals. I'm coming from nine world records in both the two- and four-man events. I'm coming from ten years of intense competition with the best athletes in the world.
Sanka Coffie: That's a hell of a place to be coming from!”
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