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2014 Winter Olympics thread

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by BigDGarciaFan, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    shaun white is on TV tomorrow, please spread the word.
  2. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    I know it is the Winter games, but...............

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  3. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    The Olympic event im watching is Bob Costas' infected eye.
    Edit: Eyes. It has now migrated to the right eye.
  4. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    That the one where he is shooting vodka?

    I swear, put some events on man, don't want to see his mug on TV that often!
  5. BigDGarciaFan

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    the short story about vodka was cool(although i dont drink it), if it gets on youtube sometime this week, maybe ill or we'll have the chance to post it on our fb pages for our friends to see. it can attract an olympic audience
  6. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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  7. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Lots & lots of Olympics watched so far.
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  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    that is about the perfect example of the truly hot athlete
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Matt Lauer to take over for ailing Bob Costas on primetime NBC Olympics duty
    By Jay Busbee 2 hours ago

    With Bob Costas' persistent, and highly visible, eye infection not improving, NBC is going to the bullpen to bring the Today Show's Matt Lauer in for prime-time Olympic hosting duty on Tuesday night. Ol' Red-Eyes made the announcement on Tuesday morning's Today Show.

    Costas' eye infection has grown progressively worse as the Games have gone on, spreading from his left eye to his right and, really, making pretty much everyone cringe every time Costas came on the screen:

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    Credit Costas for having a sense of humor about the whole affair; he acknowledged it openly from the start of the first broadcast. In the meantime, Costas appears to have found at least one way to dull the pain: vodka shots. He knocked back one with Mary Carillo on Monday night, reasoning, "I’m not really a vodka guy, but look at it this way: my eyes can’t get any redder, no matter what I do.”

    More: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olymp...on-primetime-nbc-olympics-duty-133953720.html
  10. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Respect to all the pole vaulters out there. I've read horror stories of their trying to travel around to events, taking their pole(s) with them. It's by no means an easy thing to do!
  11. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    She is killing our curling team :(

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  12. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    You're telling me.

    I think they ought to "gut" both the men's and women's teams and start over. :(
  13. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    And Shaun White comes up small.
  14. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    But what about Erin Hamlin being the first American woman to earn a medal in the single's luge competition?

    Congrats to her! :)
  15. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Luge- now that is a scary sport. 60MPH plus down a ice sluge just sitting on a small platform.
  16. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Just watched the US women's curling team give up 7 points... That's incredible considering you only have 8 rocks to play.
  17. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    that does take a lot of skill, like Garrett blowing a 26-3 lead :)

    BTW when looking at the medal standings (which will change I am sure,) I have to say, helloooo down there
  18. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I don't pay a lot of attention to medal counts in either Olympics except to see how the lower population countries are doing. Personally I'm more impressed with what Norway or the Netherlands do as opposed to the US, Russia or Canada. I mean Canada winning a medal in hockey or curling... I mean is that a big-time achievement? Really? LOL! Norway has like 1/7th the population of Canada. The Netherlands has about 1/2th the population. I like seeing the smaller countries do well or see someone from the UK win a skate-boarding medal because they don't have the hills to practice on.
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  19. BigDGarciaFan

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    i love the pimple she has near her lip, thats what makes a woman sexy
  20. BigDGarciaFan

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