Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/3/14
Trust a colonial to appreciate the iconic Olympic venue that is Lord's Cricket Ground. Jake Kaminski, an archer on the top-ranked American team, didn't just want to turn up at Lord's and admire the 19th century Pavilion and Father Time, the 86-year-old weather vane. ''I'm into history. I like historic things,'' Kaminski said during a break in training on Monday. ''I read how Lord's has moved from several locations. To me, history like that makes these sports events more special. ''Lord's has got a good energy. It's very upbeat.'' This is the third incarnation of the ground set up by Thomas Lord, a bowler and entrepreneur at the turn of the 19th century. He moved Lord's to its present site in north London in 1814. Kaminski also made himself not-your-typical American in the fact he's seen a cricket match, during a visit to Australia in 2007 for an archery tournament. ''I got there and was watching this (cricket) game, and friends told me it had already been going for four days. ...
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