Video: Eric Perkins' Olympic bloopers

After spending more than two weeks in London covering Minnesotans at the Olympics, KARE/BMTN sports guy Eric Perkins had more than enough blooper material...
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After spending more than two weeks in London covering Minnesotans at the Olympics, KARE/BMTN sports guy Eric Perkins had more than enough blooper material...

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