How Pearl Jam Is Motivating Famous Olympian Will Melt Your Heart


United States Olympian Jonathan Garcia has tweeted about his love of Pearl Jam, and how they help pump him up for races.

“I have been a Pearl Jam fan for the last 18 years. 16 PJ shows and 2 Olympics later they still get me pumped up for my races. Thanks @pearljam #peyongchang2018 #winter #olympics #PearlJam.”

Garcia’s profile states that he is a big fan of 90’s alternative rock and Grunge bands.

“Personal: Started speed skating when he was 7 years old…Was inspired to start speed skating in 1994 when he saw Dan Jansen win the Olympic gold medal…Is a fan of the Houston Astros (MLB), Houston Texans (NFL), Houston Rockets (NBA), Real Salt Lake (MLS) and Arsenal (Soccer)…

Plays guitar and loves going to concerts…Favorite quote: “Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”…Favorite foods: Barbecue, Tex-Mex…Favorite band/music: Pearl Jam, Janes Addiction, Soundgarden, Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Black Crowes, A Tribe Called Quest.”

View his new Pearl Jam tweet below!