Jamie Anderson Says Nas Song Inspired Her Sochi Winter Olympics Gold Medal Run

posted February 11, 2014 01:00:00 PM CST | 30 comments

Jamie Anderson Says Nas Song Inspired Her Sochi Winter Olympics Gold Medal Run

Jamie Anderson says Nas' "I Can" is "very inspirational" and says she danced to the song before her recent Gold Medal run.

Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson recently spoke about how Nas inspired her during a recent Gold medal-winning event at The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. 

"It's Nas 'I Can,'" she says in an interview with ABC. "It's just a very inspirational song to truly believe in yourself and know that you're capable of anything. If you work hard at it, you can. It's the truth." 

Nas responded to the interview on Twitter. 

"Shout out to . She's living the American dream! Honored to be apart of it. Congrats on the Gold," Nas said. 

Anderson won a gold medal in women's snowboard slopestyle Sunday (February 9).


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