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KoreAm: Korean American couple plays big role in Olympic opening ceremonies

Team USA sweatersWhen the US Olympic Team marches in tomorrow’s opening ceremony at the Sochi Winter Olympics, a Korean American couple will look on with pride.

KoreAm reports that a knitwear company owned by Eddie and Elizabeth Park was hired by Ralph Lauren to make the red, white and blue sweaters worn by Team USA.

I’m really proud of what I did,” Eddie Park said. “All my employees really appreciate that Ralph Lauren gave us the opportunity to make a USA Olympic sweater.”

You can see more pictures of the sweater and some of the adverse reaction to it in KoreAm

You can see the couple in action in the video report from CBS LA below.

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