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Mr. Rhinoceros
08-14-2004, 09:21 PM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wow! Michael Phelps just blew 'em away! I thought this kid was all hype but wowzers. Does anyone know if he faces off against Ian Thorpe in any of the events?</font>

Lizard Queen
08-14-2004, 09:26 PM
I feel bad for this thread having no replies, so I am replying.

alisonmonster
08-14-2004, 09:30 PM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wow! Michael Phelps just blew 'em away! I thought this kid was all hype but wowzers. Does anyone know if he faces off against Ian Thorpe in any of the events?</font>

i assume so- but Thorpe wasent fantastic in his race today - he won gold but by a slight margin over the guy from the US.
People are talking about Phelps getting a record 7 golds this year in his swimming events. And he's only 19.

I love the Olymipcs- i watched the 100km bike race today - it was a great finish battle between Italy and Portugal (?) for the gold and silver.

bornentertainer
08-14-2004, 09:36 PM
I watched the womens volleyball game, China vs. the US.

I actually got pretty into it.

:erm

alisonmonster
08-14-2004, 09:38 PM
Originally posted by bornentertainer
I watched the womens volleyball game, China vs. the US.

I actually got pretty into it.

:erm

by into it i assume you mean masturbated to.

sppunk
08-14-2004, 09:38 PM
al Quada is so going to own everyone in synchronized car bombing. That team is explosive.

neopryn
08-14-2004, 09:41 PM
I watched the parade of nations and the U.S. got a huge cheer. What's with that?

sppunk
08-14-2004, 09:42 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
I watched the parade of nations and the U.S. got a huge cheer. What's with that?

Greece generally likes America.

bornentertainer
08-14-2004, 09:43 PM
Originally posted by alisonmonster


by into it i assume you mean masturbated to.

Perhaps if I was a guy or a lesbian.

i_dont_live
08-14-2004, 09:49 PM
i just watched the recap of the wrestling event. the aussie dude just got his butt kicked by a chinese dude like half his size.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-14-2004, 10:02 PM
Originally posted by i_dont_live
i just watched the recap of the wrestling event. the aussie dude just got his butt kicked by a chinese dude like half his size.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I think being short is a plus in the lower weight classes.</font>

boynameddarcy
08-14-2004, 10:07 PM
I don't know if they showed the whole story behing Ian Thorpe on the U.S channel, but after he won the gold and almost started to cry...man it got to me.

Phelps and Thorpe will be competing against eachother sometime time soon. I think Phelps is going to win though, he had a HUGE lead.

cowbite
08-14-2004, 10:18 PM
Originally posted by alisonmonster



I love the Olymipcs- i watched the 100km bike race today - it was a great finish battle between Italy and Portugal (?) for the gold and silver. I wasn't too impressed with that finish. It was just two guys coasting along for about .95 kilometer, not wanting to take the chance of leading, then one of them sprinted and won.

Why Am I So Ugly?
08-15-2004, 12:10 AM
im rooting for ian crocker against michael phelps in the 100m butterfly because he has clinical depression and i can relate to him. hes my hero in speedo

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-15-2004, 04:31 AM
Originally posted by Why Am I So Ugly?
im rooting for ian crocker against michael phelps in the 100m butterfly because he has clinical depression and i can relate to him. hes my hero in speedo

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">That's interesting.</font>

barden
08-15-2004, 04:32 AM
Iíve been watching so many random events.
Mens 10m platforms synchronised diving.
Womenís football, and mens.
Um, swimming, a lot of swimming.
10 m air gun finals. Haha.
Womens like, 48kg weight lifting. Impressive.
Some boxing. A middleweight qualifier I think. Our South African guy almost fucked up that number 2 guy, but lost his stamina.

Some American commentator was making such a fucking idiot of himself, talking about South Africa and Soweto, trying to sound like he knew was he was going on about, when he really didnít, at all. I was laughing quite a bit at him.

Iím enjoying the Olympics a lot.
What did you think of the opening ceremony? Not quite Sydney, but not bad either.

barden
08-15-2004, 06:37 AM
Someone discuss this stuff here.

I have no TV to keep updated.

Anything nteresting going on?

Injektilo
08-15-2004, 12:22 PM
So is this the only place we're allowed to talk about the olympics or what? Why sticky it?


fuck that.

souvenir
08-15-2004, 12:24 PM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^

What did you think of the opening ceremony? Not quite Sydney, but not bad either.

from what i've seen, it was better than Sydney's

In-Valid
08-15-2004, 01:10 PM
it looked like USA's basketball team rebounded well from the beating they took from Italy but today.....

3rd Quarter

USA - 27
Puerto Rico - 49

Tiny Void
08-15-2004, 01:11 PM
Puerto Rico is killing the US in basketball, 2nd quarter. who figured?

I still say they pull it out.

Tiny Void
08-15-2004, 01:18 PM
Originally posted by In-Valid
it looked like USA's basketball team rebounded well from the beating they took from Italy but today.....

3rd Quarter

USA - 27
Puerto Rico - 49

fucker...

strange_one
08-15-2004, 02:01 PM
<font color=33FFFF> funny how the US got totally owned yet again in the Mens 4x100 relay</font>

Marginalia
08-15-2004, 02:45 PM
Wow, the US lost to Puerto Rico...

And the Iraqi soccer team advanced, beating Costa Rica.

Coen
08-15-2004, 03:24 PM
I found it really great when the dutch volleyballteam won that game against those irritating Russians. I will feel even better when they defeat U.S.A.? Are they any good in Volleyball?

Firmament
08-15-2004, 05:41 PM
ha ha, wowzers!

3Marlon3Brando
08-15-2004, 08:05 PM
someone should sticky this thread

Mooney
08-15-2004, 10:24 PM
ahh, the olympics. the time when everyone gets all excited watching sporting events that they wouldn't normally give two shits about because it's their patriotic duty.

boynameddarcy
08-15-2004, 11:08 PM
Hey Agony_Imp! The south africans did a world record in the 100x4 men's relay (swimming)! Gold for south africa :)

sppunk
08-15-2004, 11:17 PM
Originally posted by boynameddarcy
Gold for south africa :) Maybe they can pawn it off for lunch money.

The Light
08-16-2004, 12:01 AM
Originally posted by sppunk
Maybe they can pawn it off for lunch money. I want to strangle this statement.

barden
08-16-2004, 12:53 AM
Originally posted by boynameddarcy
Hey Agony_Imp! The south africans did a world record in the 100x4 men's relay (swimming)! Gold for south africa :)

Yeah, I saw. Thanks!

:D

barden
08-16-2004, 12:53 AM
Originally posted by The Light
I want to strangle this statement.

I donít even get it.

neopryn
08-16-2004, 01:29 AM
Originally posted by strange_one
<font color=33FFFF> funny how the US got totally owned yet again in the Mens 4x100 relay</font> Totally owned is a bronze medal huh?

Crocker was the only reason they didn't win. Worst out of the 32 competitors. The 3rd guy made up big ground.

barden
08-16-2004, 01:34 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
Totally owned is a bronze medal huh?

Crocker was the only reason they didn't win. Worst out of the 32 competitors. The 3rd guy made up big ground.

No man.

South Africa owned them.

Cause weíre the shit.

No one was even considering us, except us, who knew better.

Haw.

neopryn
08-16-2004, 01:37 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


No man.

South Africa owned them.

Cause weíre the shit.

No one was even considering us, except us, who knew better.

Haw. At least you did better, but who was he to talk, I didn't hear any mention of the Aussies. Were they even in the race?

barden
08-16-2004, 01:40 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
At least you did better, but who was he to talk, I didn't hear any mention of the Aussies. Were they even in the race?

I donít know what heís talking about.

Iím just proud of my team.

:D

sppunk
08-16-2004, 01:50 AM
I'm sorry to all the Canadians that your country didn't win a medal today.

Mood ring
08-16-2004, 03:08 AM
im watching this Handball game between Russia and South Korea. It's cool.

I like the obscure sports, stuff that would be on 'the ocho' like table-tennis and handball.

international soccer at this level is always good.

Team USA in Baseball didnt even qualify this year. :(

they got sandbagged a little at the qualifier, but oh well, they had their chance.

the
08-16-2004, 08:45 AM
i'm only gonna watch the ping pong stuff

machinaddict
08-16-2004, 10:00 AM
Originally posted by sppunk
I'm sorry to all the Canadians that your country didn't win a medal today.
we are awful at summer games. rowing is pretty much our only forte.
that's okay though because we rule ass at the winter games.

sppunk
08-16-2004, 10:31 AM
Originally posted by machinaddict

we are awful at summer games. rowing is pretty much our only forte.
that's okay though because we rule ass at the winter games.

Canada's 10th on the all-time medal winner list for the winter olympics.

1. NORWAY 550

2. SOVIET UNION 407

3. UNITED STATES 403

4. GERMANY 316

5. AUSTRIA 301

6. FINLAND 277

7. EAST GERMANY 223

8. SWEDEN 218

9. SWITZELAND 200

10. CANADA 186

machinaddict
08-16-2004, 02:11 PM
Originally posted by sppunk


Canada's 10th on the all-time medal winner list for the winter olympics.

1. NORWAY 550

2. SOVIET UNION 407

3. UNITED STATES 403

4. GERMANY 316

5. AUSTRIA 301

6. FINLAND 277

7. EAST GERMANY 223

8. SWEDEN 218

9. SWITZELAND 200

10. CANADA 186
4th place overall in Salt Lake City. Beating such notables as Russia.

sppunk
08-16-2004, 02:42 PM
Originally posted by machinaddict

4th place overall in Salt Lake City. Beating such notables as Russia.

So? That's like saying the U.S. is better at hockey than Canada because we have beaten you a few times.

neopryn
08-16-2004, 02:45 PM
Originally posted by machinaddict

4th place overall in Salt Lake City. Beating such notables as Russia. And who was 2nd? Eh? Eh? Ah.

And it's much warmer here.

Coen
08-16-2004, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


No man.

South Africa owned them.

Cause weíre the shit.

No one was even considering us, except us, who knew better.

Haw.

Not only the south african team owned them. Even the Dutch team, I really didn't expect this :) . Pieter van der Hoogenband was swimming great. Too bad he lost at the 200 freestyle of that Thorpe-dude

boynameddarcy
08-16-2004, 05:54 PM
Originally posted by sppunk
I'm sorry to all the Canadians that your country didn't win a medal today.

It's ok, we got out first one today. The athletes here aren't really supported compared to other countries. The mentality here is 'just go to do your best' whereas other countries it's 'if you don't win a medal, off with your head on your return'.

I think if the government assured an easy living life for olympic athletes, more people would want to get involved and the obesity rate would go down.

Who would want to work as a waitress 13 hours and then go train? :/

Anyway, I hope the government changes their supporting of the athletes before the olympic games come here in 2010 and save ourselves from some embarassment...

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-16-2004, 06:01 PM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


No man.

South Africa owned them.

Cause weíre the shit.

No one was even considering us, except us, who knew better.

Haw.



<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Um, actually they were in lane five because they had the best time in the semifinals and the commentators were talking about how fast they swam. It wasn't exactly a surprise to anyone.

The best part of that relay was the dutch. I think they were in sixth after the first three legs and then van den Hoogenband just reached down below and swam the last 25 meters like a bat out of hell for the silver.</font>

Coen
08-16-2004, 06:14 PM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros




<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Um, actually they were in lane five because they had the best time in the semifinals and the commentators were talking about how fast they swam. It wasn't exactly a surprise to anyone.

The best part of that relay was the dutch. I think they were in sixth after the first three legs and then van den Hoogenband just reached down below and swam the last 25 meters like a bat out of hell for the silver.</font>

Actually, they were 4th when Van der Hoogenband got in the water. About the rest you are right :)

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-16-2004, 06:22 PM
Originally posted by Coen


Actually, they were 4th when Van der Hoogenband got in the water. About the rest you are right :)



<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Well they were fourth by a sliver. It was still amazing. And the American commentators didn't even mention it. I had to look for it since I already knew they won the silver.

Stupid jingoist NBC coverage.</font>

Coen
08-16-2004, 06:30 PM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros




<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Well they were fourth by a sliver. It was still amazing. And the American commentators didn't even mention it. I had to look for it since I already knew they won the silver.

Stupid jingoist NBC coverage.</font>

I don't get that that either. Why the hell aren't they mentioning it? If it was the team of the USA that did the same thing, I am sure the Dutch commentators would mention it. 100 percent.

cowbite
08-16-2004, 06:37 PM
Phelps got pwned by the Thorpedo in the 200 free.

Coen
08-16-2004, 06:39 PM
Originally posted by cowbite
Phelps got pwned by the Thorpedo in the 200 free.

He got the bronze medal :rofl:. Where is he now with his 7 gold medals, that stupid fag

neopryn
08-16-2004, 07:19 PM
Originally posted by Coen


He got the bronze medal :rofl:. Where is he now with his 7 gold medals, that stupid fag It's not his fault the media hyped the shit out of him. Hate America, but don't hate all Americans.

Like the bronze medal's something to be ashamed of anyway. You stupid fag.

bornentertainer
08-16-2004, 07:32 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
It's not his fault the media hyped the shit out of him. Hate America, but don't hate all Americans.

Like the bronze medal's something to be ashamed of anyway. You stupid fag.

:rofl:

neopryn
08-16-2004, 07:37 PM
Originally posted by bornentertainer


:rofl: Dear Netphoria,

When replying to my posts with :rofl:, please also note if you are laughing because I'm a colossal idiot or because one of my jokes worked for once. I can never tell with you people.

Thanks,
neopryn

bornentertainer
08-16-2004, 07:41 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
Dear Netphoria,

When replying to my posts with :rofl:, please also note if you are laughing because I'm a colossal idiot or because one of my jokes worked for once. I can never tell with you people.

Thanks,
neopryn

Oh!
Joked worked. I like.
My sincerest apologies.

neopryn
08-16-2004, 07:43 PM
Originally posted by bornentertainer


Oh!
Joked worked. I like.
My sincerest apologies. No need to apologize for my lack of reading comprehension. Thank you.

i_dont_live
08-16-2004, 08:53 PM
the commentators are such fucking morons.


"it's obvious he's here to win!"

i mean........ what the fuck ELSE would you go to the olympics to do?

neopryn
08-16-2004, 09:04 PM
Originally posted by i_dont_live
the commentators are such fucking morons.


"it's obvious he's here to win!"

i mean........ what the fuck ELSE would you go to the olympics to do? You must not watch too many sports. They're all like that.

"They have to score to put points on the scoreboard."

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-16-2004, 09:43 PM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Natalie Coughlin is so cute.</font>

barden
08-17-2004, 12:24 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros




<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Um, actually they were in lane five because they had the best time in the semifinals and the commentators were talking about how fast they swam. It wasn't exactly a surprise to anyone.

The best part of that relay was the dutch. I think they were in sixth after the first three legs and then van den Hoogenband just reached down below and swam the last 25 meters like a bat out of hell for the silver.</font>

I'm talking about the hype for the Americans.

No one seemed to have much respect for us going in, despite our achieviements.

But... Rhino knows best!

neopryn
08-17-2004, 12:55 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


I'm talking about the hype for the Americans.

No one seemed to have much respect for us going in, despite our achieviements.

But... Rhino knows best! Even the nationalist NBC commentator were saying the U.S. was a big underdog.

sppunk
08-17-2004, 01:59 AM
GO HANDBALL TEAM!

strange_one
08-17-2004, 01:15 PM
<font color=33FFFF> fuck, how close was the Mens 4x200 relay......that was awesome</font>

Coen
08-17-2004, 01:56 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
It's not his fault the media hyped the shit out of him. Hate America, but don't hate all Americans.

Like the bronze medal's something to be ashamed of anyway. You stupid fag.

I'm only talking about him, I'm not talking about Americans in General or something. I only heard from the media that he was saying 'I'm gonna get 7 gold medals'. If you say something like that, I don't find it strange that this statement is hyped.

Mood ring
08-17-2004, 02:53 PM
oh, the Badminton...Ping-Pong and Badminton. Im sure the ancient Greeks would be impressed.


Who's the cutest girl in the Olympics this year?

Eulogy
08-17-2004, 03:25 PM
Originally posted by Coen


I'm only talking about him, I'm not talking about Americans in General or something. I only heard from the media that he was saying 'I'm gonna get 7 gold medals'. If you say something like that, I don't find it strange that this statement is hyped.

He said he wanted to win 8. Why wouldn't anyone want to win all the events in which they participate?

He never said he planned on winning 8. He knew he had a chance to do it, and he made it known that he wanted to do it.

Coen
08-17-2004, 03:27 PM
Originally posted by Eulogy


He said he wanted to win 8. Why wouldn't anyone want to win all the events in which they participate?

He never said he planned on winning 8. He knew he had a chance to do it, and he made it known that he wanted to do it.

I believe you. Maybe I should hate the Dutch Media, because they said that he was pretty sure about winning those medals.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-17-2004, 04:50 PM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">The Japanese were doing some ninja shit on the high bar last night. I think those dudes had philosophy on their side, they were in command...very zen.</font>

Lizard Queen
08-17-2004, 07:06 PM
So is Bridge an actual Olympic event this year, or a demo sport? I don't remember.

Lizard Queen
08-17-2004, 07:33 PM
http://sympatico.msn.cbc.ca/story/olympics/national/2004/08/17/Sports/athens-security040817.html

Security tightened after Canadian fan leaps into Olympic pool



Last Updated: Tue Aug 17 16:47:07 EDT 2004


CBC SPORTS ONLINE - Olympics organizers have increased security at all sports venues after a Canadian spectator plunged into a swimming pool during a diving competition in what appeared to be a publicity stunt for an online casino.

The man, who sported a blue tutu, had the the name of a gaming Website plastered on his bared chest when he scampered onto the pool deck and climbed to an adjoining diving board during the men's synchronized three-metre springboard event on Monday.

He jumped into the pool after about a minute atop his perch and was immediately apprehended by security officials at the Olympic Aquatic Centre.

The man was identified as Ron Bensimhon of Montreal, by GoldenPalace.com. The Website admitted that it had used Bensimhon for publicity stunts in the past, but Website spokesman Drew Black said the Canadian was acting on his own on Monday

"The guy's done it for us before, but . . . he really did this unexpected," Black said.

"He claims he did it for notoriety, to get famous. So that's what he did and that's why he put on GP (GoldenPalace.com) because GP has done all this stuff before. And that's about all we got from (Bensimhon's) lawyer."

The 31-year-old was arrested on charges of "interrupting the Games," said a Greek Ministry of Public Order spokesman.

Bensimhon stayed in a police station overnight and has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday.

It was not yet known what penalties or fines the Canadian might face.

Although the spectator appeared to have harmless intentions, Olympic officials took the breach seriously.

Organizers have spent an unprecedented amount on Olympic security and the incident exposed a hole in the supposed impenetrable safety ring at venues.

"We are going to put security guys around the field of play," Marton Simitsek, an Athens 2004 executive, told the Associated Press on Tuesday.

Olympic organizers had said the man was trying to send a love message to his wife by getting on TV, but the message painted on his chest promoting the Web site suggested otherwise.

The fan's disruption turned the competition on its head.

The top-ranked Chinese duo Kenan Wang and Bo Peng appeared headed toward certain victory before the intrusion. However, after the incident, one of the Chinese divers landed on his back on his final dive and the team received zeros across the board.

Russian Dmitry Sautin then knocked himself on the board and American brothers Justin and Tony Dumais worked themselves out of a medal position with a missed landing.

Unheralded Greeks Nikolaos Siranidis and Thomas Bimis won the gold. It was the host country's first gold of the Games.

with files from The Canadian Press

sppunk
08-17-2004, 08:59 PM
Someone should paint FORUMS.NETPHORIA.ORG on their chests and run through track & field's 100m finals.

shaniqua
08-17-2004, 09:11 PM
okay, WHEN THE HELL are the cool games on, like handball and ping-pong? i had the tv on as background noise for hours, and all i saw was swimming! granted i did get to see that canadian dude win the silver medal ( :cool: ) but, COME ON!!!

shaniqua
08-17-2004, 09:13 PM
WTF is with all the blue eyeshadow on all of the gymnastics chicks? i mean, i luv blue eyeshadow, but come on...

Lizard Queen
08-17-2004, 09:29 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
okay, WHEN THE HELL are the cool games on, like handball and ping-pong? i had the tv on as background noise for hours, and all i saw was swimming! granted i did get to see that canadian dude win the silver medal ( :cool: ) but, COME ON!!!

Anytime I turn on CBC, it's always swimming. I realize Despatie is our best shot at a gold medal, but seriously. I haven't seen anything but swimming. :(

souvenir
08-18-2004, 02:58 AM
Originally posted by shaniqua
i did get to see that canadian dude win the silver medal

he didn't win the silver medal, he came in 2nd in his semifinal race, qualifying for the final.

sppunk
08-18-2004, 02:59 AM
The U.S. finally took over the lead in medal counts. It's still been a dissappointing time for the Americans in Athens overall, though.

souvenir
08-18-2004, 03:02 AM
Their dream team hasn't been too dreamy.

sppunk
08-18-2004, 03:07 AM
Originally posted by souvenir
Their dream team hasn't been too dreamy.

Most everyone here actually knew they'd not do well. I think they won't win another game in the tournament.

Nothing/everything
08-18-2004, 03:37 AM
Originally posted by sppunk
Someone should paint FORUMS.NETPHORIA.ORG on their chests and run through track & field's 100m finals.

that would be the greatest thing in netphoria history. I think i'd crap my pants if i saw something like that happening.


The only thing i've really been following is baseball. Netherlands beat Greece 11-0. Too bad Netherlands got annihilated by Canada 0-7.... At the moment they're 3-2 ahead against Italy/ Oh well, the national soccer competition has started as well.

Coen
08-18-2004, 07:05 AM
Originally posted by Nothing/everything


that would be the greatest thing in netphoria history. I think i'd crap my pants if i saw something like that happening.


The only thing i've really been following is baseball. Netherlands beat Greece 11-0. Too bad Netherlands got annihilated by Canada 0-7.... At the moment they're 3-2 ahead against Italy/ Oh well, the national soccer competition has started as well.

And they won with 10-4. I was following it as well. This is great, they still have a chance now :) .

Did you see the Time Trial? Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel won the Gold Medal. The first for the netherlands. I really don't know names (except Longo and Melchers), but an American and a swiss became second and third. And they said that was unexpected.

Mood ring
08-18-2004, 07:14 AM
...did not qaulify.


they got to the qaulifier championship game and Cuba (or Mexico maybe) had their ace saved up because another team forfieted the semi's game to let Cuba (or mexico maybe) have their best pitcher available against the U.S.

some would say they set up the whole tourney for that chance...it worked. USA had a chance in the bottom of the ninth and didnt pull through.

hmmmm...

Blue*Carbonite
08-18-2004, 07:50 AM
that 15 yr old Hungarian boy was fucking HOT
mmmmmmm, swimmers.

machinaddict
08-18-2004, 09:25 AM
Originally posted by Lizard Queen


Anytime I turn on CBC, it's always swimming. I realize Despatie is our best shot at a gold medal, but seriously. I haven't seen anything but swimming. :( uh, he is a diver.

Coen
08-18-2004, 10:43 AM
This is turning out to be a good day for the Netherlands. Bronze for Huizinga and Silver for Bosch at Judo. And another chance for a medal tonight, when van der Hoogenband starts swimming :D

souvenir
08-18-2004, 12:14 PM
CANADA 6
USA 5

Canada hadn't beat team USA in the past 3 years!

Coen
08-18-2004, 12:50 PM
GOLD MEDAL FOR VAN DEN HOOGENBAND :D

Yeah, I'm happy. Great swimming also of that South-African dude, Schoeman :) . What a start, almost unbelievable :cool:

shaniqua
08-18-2004, 02:27 PM
ROWING IS SO BORING.

avian chaos
08-18-2004, 11:37 PM
I watched the tennis match today with Venus Williams. I had never seen her play before... Just heard about her. I didn't think she was as good as everyone praised her for, but man, did she work that Pierce chick!

I like how the white chick put on a fake smile whenever she screwed the pooch. "It's okay, folks! I still have my pride!"

barden
08-19-2004, 12:18 AM
Originally posted by Coen
GOLD MEDAL FOR VAN DEN HOOGENBAND :D

Yeah, I'm happy. Great swimming also of that South-African dude, Schoeman :) . What a start, almost unbelievable :cool:

That was a great swim.

Both our South Africans started great.

It was so fucking close. 0.06 seconds between gold and silver, and damn Thorpe came up to take Bronze. Getting Silver and Bronze would have been cool.

Then again, so would gold.

How close.

souvenir
08-19-2004, 12:45 AM
Originally posted by avian chaos
I watched the tennis match today with Venus Williams. I had never seen her play before... Just heard about her. I didn't think she was as good as everyone praised her for, but man, did she work that Pierce chick!


She still lost.

obscured01
08-19-2004, 01:00 AM
<font color="DAB9E8">I can't believe Hamm got a gold after his fall.</font>

souvenir
08-19-2004, 01:08 AM
I can't believe the canadians didn't stay in their lane in the rowing semifinal.

barden
08-19-2004, 01:22 AM
Originally posted by souvenir
I can't believe the canadians didn't stay in their lane in the rowing semifinal.

Yeah, bastards.

Itís cause were tipped to win, thy wanted to keep us out the finals.
Hawhaw.

Fuckers, weíll get you back!

Mayfuck
08-19-2004, 02:40 AM
Originally posted by obscured01
<font color="DAB9E8">I can't believe Hamm got a gold after his fall.</font>

That was an amazing comeback. My favorite part of the olympics thus far

Coen
08-19-2004, 07:55 AM
Did anyone see Badminton? Normally I don't watch it, but I saw that Chinese and Mia Audina (Dutch) play. And I don't know much about badminton, but even I saw they were both playing an almost unbelievable match. Mia Audina was so close, but Silver is still very good :)

Sepiae
08-19-2004, 12:48 PM
Originally posted by Mayfuck


That was an amazing comeback. My favorite part of the olympics thus far

Nothing/everything
08-19-2004, 01:07 PM
Originally posted by Coen
Did anyone see Badminton? Normally I don't watch it, but I saw that Chinese and Mia Audina (Dutch) play. And I don't know much about badminton, but even I saw they were both playing an almost unbelievable match. Mia Audina was so close, but Silver is still very good :)

despite that, badminton still sucks major horse cock.

sppunk
08-19-2004, 03:10 PM
Patterson won the women's individual gold, making it a U.S. gold sweep in the individual.

That's fucking badass for the Americans, first time it's ever happened for them.

Eulogy
08-19-2004, 06:17 PM
Originally posted by Sean Casey
why do people get so upset when they win a bronze or silver medal

oh no i'm only the second/third best in THE ENTIRE FUCKING WORLD

I remember you saying this in the Canadian ice dancing thread.

Maybe you've never participated in any sort of event with a high level of competition. It's not that anyone is pissed about getting silver or bronze....it's just, the fact is, people don't like to lose. And regardless of how you look at it, a silver medal is not a victory.

smiling politely
08-19-2004, 08:32 PM
Svetlana Khorkina is fucking fabulous. Not just talent-wise, but diva-wise especially. She is like, the undisputed queen of the gym, even if she didn't win. I fucking love that girl.

:)

shaniqua
08-19-2004, 08:50 PM
Originally posted by smiling politely
Svetlana Khorkina is fucking fabulous. Not just talent-wise, but diva-wise especially. She is like, the undisputed queen of the gym, even if she didn't win. I fucking love that girl.

:)

oh man, svetlana is, like, SOOO serious. i almost did a double-take when i saw her crack a smile.

AND HERE SHE GOES!

shaniqua
08-19-2004, 08:54 PM
why do so many of those gymnast chicks have those dumb-looking "wispy" bangs? and why do they wear scrunchies?? THIS AIN'T 1989!!

sppunk
08-19-2004, 08:55 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
why do so many of those gymnast chicks have those dumb-looking "wispy" bangs? and why do they wear scrunchies?? THIS AIN'T 1989!!

I don't know, but I'd fuck that Russian chick so hard she'd cry.

shaniqua
08-19-2004, 08:59 PM
svetlana has awesome legs.

oh man she's pissed at that 9.462!

sppunk
08-19-2004, 09:10 PM
I miss hanging out with Russian girls. They're so rude, hot and psycho.

:(

shaniqua
08-19-2004, 09:14 PM
haha... i hate to say this, but it's kinda fun and sad. watching the canadians get owned. the one chick FELL OFF in the middle of her uneven bars routine.

i guess our only real hope for a medal (besides our one bronze) is perdita felicien. i wonder when she races?

sppunk
08-19-2004, 09:26 PM
Dear God, American swimmers are owning the fucking world this year. Awesome!

Oh, and I wonder how much of an advantage we have on medal count now. The past two days have been Americanized.

neopryn
08-19-2004, 09:30 PM
I wonder if Coen still thinks Phelps is a stupid fag since he only has 4 golds and 2 bronzes.

neopryn
08-19-2004, 09:31 PM
I'd do Amanda Beard pretty hard.

sppunk
08-19-2004, 09:31 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
I wonder if Coen still thinks Phelps is a stupid fag since he only has 4 golds and 2 bronzes.

Haha, yeah, he's only on way to tie for the most medals ever won in a single Olympics.

sppunk
08-19-2004, 09:32 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
I'd do Amanda Beard pretty hard.

No shit. She posed in Playboy or something I heard.

neopryn
08-19-2004, 09:34 PM
Originally posted by sppunk


No shit. She posed in Playboy or something I heard. I want strange_one on this right away.

sppunk
08-19-2004, 09:35 PM
United States of America 14 11 10 35
China 14 9 6 29
Russia 3 8 10 21
Australia 7 5 7 19
Japan 9 4 2 15
Germany 4 2 7 13
Italy 4 5 3 12
France 4 3 4 11
South Korea 2 6 3 11
Netherlands 2 5 4 11
Ukraine 5 1 1 7
Great Britain 0 3 4 7
Hungary 2 3 1 6
Cuba 0 1 5 6
Turkey 3 0 1 4
Romania 2 0 2 4
Poland 1 2 1 4
Slovakia 1 2 1 4
Greece 2 0 1 3
Belarus 1 1 1 3
Bulgaria 1 0 2 3
Thailand 1 0 2 3
Austria 0 3 0 3
North Korea 0 2 1 3
Georgia 1 1 0 2
South Africa 1 1 0 2
Switzerland 1 0 1 2
Czech Republic 0 1 1 2
Zimbabwe 0 1 1 2
Azerbaijan 0 0 2 2
Belgium 0 0 2 2
Brazil 0 0 2 2
Denmark 0 0 2 2
United Arab Emirates 1 0 0 1
India 0 1 0 1
Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
Spain 0 1 0 1
Serbia and Montenegro 0 1 0 1
Indonesia 0 1 0 1
Portugal 0 1 0 1
Argentina 0 0 1 1
Canada 0 0 1 1
Croatia 0 0 1 1
Israel 0 0 1 1
Mongolia 0 0 1 1
Slovenia 0 0 1 1
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1
Colombia 0 0 1 1

shaniqua
08-19-2004, 09:44 PM
on cbc they've had these viewer call-in vignettes and it's all bitchy fat housewives complaining about the beach volleyball women wearing skimpy outfits while the men wear shirts and the beach volleyball cheerleaders.

that's it for gymnastics. that carly chicks was awesome. too bad for svetlana.

neopryn
08-19-2004, 09:48 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
on cbc they've had these viewer call-in vignettes and it's all bitchy fat housewives complaining about the beach volleyball women wearing skimpy outfits Hey, they can't limit their mobility.

The bottom parts are really ridiculous. You can see about 85% of the ass.

Eulogy
08-19-2004, 10:54 PM
Yay for Carly Patterson.

How old is she? 16? She looked so genuinely happy in that interview. Aw.

Svetlana Khorkina was more graceful in her loss than I expected her to be. Watching her is so interesting. She's like a foot taller than anyone else. CRAZY.

Eulogy
08-19-2004, 10:58 PM
by the way, Mohini Bhardwaj has the coolest name ever.

sppunk
08-19-2004, 11:51 PM
I completely forgot Patterson is from Dallas. I was at a restaurant a few weeks ago and she was in there. She's tiny!

barden
08-20-2004, 12:13 AM
Aw, this thread got Americanised.

sppunk
08-20-2004, 12:21 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^
Aw, this thread got Americanised.

Correction: The Olympics got Americanized tonight.

barden
08-20-2004, 01:33 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


Correction: The Olympics got Americanized tonight.

I like that there is a big team like America cleaning up.

It makes the achievements of the smaller countries bigger, a David and Goliath scenario, if you will.

Menís 50m freestyle. Weíre going to fuck your shit up.

As well as Ladies High Jump.

Um, pole Vault.

Rowing.

800m menís running.

Eh, weíve still got a bit coming.

sppunk
08-20-2004, 01:35 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^
I like that there is a big team like America cleaning up. There has always been one team that kicked everyone's ass. It used to be the USSR, then the Germans, then the Chinese, now the Americans. :shrug:
Menís 50m freestyle. Weíre going to fuck your shit up. We'll see about that. Americans have owned the pool pretty much.
Rowing. Two people care. One is SuckSuckStyle.

souvenir
08-20-2004, 01:47 AM
what happened to the americans in the 100m free style ? none of them even making it to the semifinals, what happened ?

oh and i hope Salim Iles of Algeria wins the 50m.

sppunk
08-20-2004, 01:51 AM
Originally posted by souvenir
what happened to the americans in the 100m free style ? none of them even making it to the semifinals, what happened ?

oh and i hope Salim Iles of Algeria wins the 50m.

Ian Crocker was really the only American in it. He didn't have a good race, but that's not (I don't think) his main race anyway.

barden
08-20-2004, 01:59 AM
RE: 50m Freestyle -


Dude, itís just one length.

Have you <i>seen</i> the South Africans start?

sppunk
08-20-2004, 03:02 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^
RE: 50m Freestyle -


Dude, itís just one length.

Have you <i>seen</i> the South Africans start?

No. Have you <i>seen</i> the U.S. kick ass at nearly every other swimming contest, breaking world records left and right?

Oh, and don't forget that Phelps is soon to tie the record for most medals won.

severin
08-20-2004, 03:19 AM
hah, cool, we already have 3 silvers...but my ex-schoolmate didn't make the rowing final...sucks

barden
08-20-2004, 03:39 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


No. Have you <i>seen</i> the U.S. kick ass at nearly every other swimming contest, breaking world records left and right?

Oh, and don't forget that Phelps is soon to tie the record for most medals won.

I suggest you watch the 50m freestyle.

Schoeman is tipped to win it.

Watch his start. Neetling has a great start too. They come out the water in front of everyone. And have a great first burst. For one length, Schoeman will take it.

Just cause Americans are general doing well in the water doesnít mean theyíll do good in every race. There are individual aspects to each to consider. Like South Africa.

Mayfuck
08-20-2004, 05:56 AM
why is dressage an olympic event...god this event is so horribly borign why did i watch the entire competiton right now

shaniqua
08-20-2004, 12:27 PM
cool, we just got medal #2. silver in women's trampoline!

sppunk
08-20-2004, 12:28 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
trampoline!

:rofl: Oh man, they have crazy sports in the olympics.

sppunk
08-20-2004, 12:30 PM
Phelps won another gold. Ho hum, ho hum.

machinaddict
08-20-2004, 01:19 PM
Originally posted by sppunk
Phelps won another gold. Ho hum, ho hum.
yawn.

smiling politely
08-20-2004, 01:22 PM
Originally posted by sppunk


:rofl: Oh man, they have crazy sports in the olympics.

Really, why is it so different from any of the other individual apparatuses (is that the right plural?) in gymnastics? Because it's more fun? Trampoline is totally legit, with lots of skill and dedication required.

:)

sppunk
08-20-2004, 01:26 PM
Originally posted by machinaddict

yawn.

Yeah, dominating a sport is boring.

machinaddict
08-20-2004, 01:32 PM
Originally posted by sppunk


Yeah, dominating a sport is boring.
eh, it's all that they show on the coverage. I never really found swimming to be that interesting anyhow, except the team events. I'd rather watch rowing or athletics.
I wish I could just get a huge set of channels that showed different sports all the time.

Eulogy
08-20-2004, 04:36 PM
53 seconds in the last lap of a 10,000 meter race.

that's crazy. It's probably perfectly normal ..but still. I'm impressed.

Coen
08-20-2004, 05:43 PM
Originally posted by Eulogy
53 seconds in the last lap of a 10,000 meter race.

that's crazy. It's probably perfectly normal ..but still. I'm impressed.

You were not the only one. I normally never watch something as boring as 10.000 meter, but this time i've just seen the last 3/4 laps. And it was all but boring :D

mewl
08-20-2004, 07:34 PM
hey guys! are the olympics still happening?

Eulogy
08-20-2004, 11:05 PM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


I suggest you watch the 50m freestyle.

Schoeman is tipped to win it.

Watch his start. Neetling has a great start too. They come out the water in front of everyone. And have a great first burst. For one length, Schoeman will take it.

Just cause Americans are general doing well in the water doesnít mean theyíll do good in every race. There are individual aspects to each to consider. Like South Africa.

:rofl:

Gary Hall, Jr. owns you all.

God the U.S. kicks so much ass this year. oh man.

sppunk
08-21-2004, 12:03 AM
Originally posted by Eulogy


God the U.S. kicks so much ass this year. oh man.

No kidding, it's getting absurd!

Nothing/everything
08-21-2004, 12:35 PM
w00t, 3rd olympic medal for the Netherlands!


I'm going to hide somewhere in shame. The dutch baseball squad is getting completely annihalated by the aussies. After 6 innings it's 2-22. Damn, annihalated beyond belief. We suck at baseball.

the
08-21-2004, 02:36 PM
haha. i love it when they run with the flag and hug everybody and cry and throw themselves on the ground! that swedish athlete chick, carolina kjfkjklfjfgg. haha. oh man.
AND the russian lady. OH YEAH.

the
08-21-2004, 02:39 PM
OH YEAH!! WOOOOOOO
http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/38964000/jpg/_38964161_carolinakluftflag298.jpg
http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/38959000/jpg/_38959587_afp_kluft_245.jpg

bornentertainer
08-21-2004, 08:41 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
svetlana has awesome legs.

oh man she's pissed at that 9.462!

Ugh...that chick is SO SKINNY, I could barely look at her...especially her arms.

sppunk
08-21-2004, 09:38 PM
Originally posted by Sean Casey
USA Basketball goes down again

pathetic

i want that little dude that hit all those threes on the nets

... Yet they still advance to the semi-finals.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-22-2004, 06:01 AM
Originally posted by shaniqua
svetlana has awesome legs.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Are you serious? Those legs are bony.

Carly Patterson is a retard and a choke artist. She choked over and over again during the team final and then she wins a gold by herself. What a dumb slore. If Oana Ban wasn't hurt it would have been silver for Patterson.

Today was a good day for things British. They doubled their medal count or something just today. Those Krauts did well, too.</font>

Dead
08-22-2004, 06:03 AM
I saw that Svetlana a few days ago doing a floor routine and she looked anorexic. :erm

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-22-2004, 06:05 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">She also has no chin.

The hot gymnastics chicks are Oana Ban (18) and Catalina Ponor (16) of romania. The latter has those Gypsy Eyes.

Swimming hotties are Natalie Coughlin, Amanda Beard, Yana Klochkova, and my favorite, Inge de Brujin.</font>

Dead
08-22-2004, 06:14 AM
I wish I had caught more of the female gymnastics. There was one girl from Canada who was pretty good looking and getting some badass scores, do you know if she's continued to rule? Are there any female gymnastic events left?

Those double backflips were like whoa!

Eulogy
08-22-2004, 11:07 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros



Carly Patterson is a retard and a choke artist. She choked over and over again during the team final and then she wins a gold by herself. What a dumb slore. If Oana Ban wasn't hurt it would have been silver for Patterson.



Don't be a douchebag.

Sepiae
08-22-2004, 02:13 PM
Originally posted by Dead
I wish I had caught more of the female gymnastics. There was one girl from Canada who was pretty good looking and getting some badass scores, do you know if she's continued to rule? Are there any female gymnastic events left?

Those double backflips were like whoa!

Individual events are next week I think.

the
08-22-2004, 03:02 PM
WHEN THE HELL IS THE PING PONG?!

:(

Rider
08-22-2004, 03:27 PM
Originally posted by the
WHEN THE HELL IS THE PING PONG?!

:(

Ping Pong will never make US TV, unless they start wearing thongs when they play.

KAT
08-22-2004, 03:34 PM
http://www.lun.com/imagenes/2004/08/21/22222222222222227934.jpg



:)

KAT
08-22-2004, 03:36 PM
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!

Chile won!!!!

KAT
08-22-2004, 03:52 PM
ORO y BRONCE :D :D :D

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-22-2004, 05:39 PM
Originally posted by Eulogy


Don't be a douchebag.


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">She sucked at the team final.</font>

cowbite
08-22-2004, 05:43 PM
Originally posted by Eulogy
53 seconds in the last lap of a 10,000 meter race.

that's crazy. It's probably perfectly normal ..but still. I'm impressed. It was fucking amazing. Bekele ran a tactical race, which is normally slow, but was able to get a new olympic record. Most milers can't close in 53.02. He just ran 6 miles.

sppunk
08-22-2004, 06:18 PM
Originally posted by obscured01
<font color="DAB9E8">I can't believe Hamm got a gold after his fall.</font>

Neither could the Olympic organizers. That's why they said he didn't actually win it, but that Korean dude did.

Dead
08-22-2004, 06:40 PM
Congrats to the US for whupping Canada's ass in the rowing event I just saw, they got the gold.

Injektilo
08-22-2004, 07:19 PM
Originally posted by KAT
ORO y BRONCE :D :D :D

hah, congratulations :) You're the only Chilean I really know, so I thought of you when I saw that. Those are your first ever gold medals, correct?

KAT
08-22-2004, 07:59 PM
Originally posted by Injektilo


hah, congratulations :) You're the only Chilean I really know, so I thought of you when I saw that. Those are your first ever gold medals, correct?

I don't know :D

Dead
08-22-2004, 10:19 PM
That romanian dude with this floor routine, my jaw was hanging open! The Canadian beat him but I missed that performance. Just saw clips. Those guys rule.

sppunk
08-22-2004, 10:23 PM
How about that 100-meter run? Holy fuck that was great.

Dead
08-22-2004, 10:25 PM
I haven't been watching that much because they show events so randomly, but I caught where the Americans pulled waaay ahead in rowing. And I saw some hurdles where the American woman had a leg injury and had to fall down at the first hurdle. :(

shaniqua
08-22-2004, 11:17 PM
yay, we got gold in men's artistic gymnastics.

barden
08-23-2004, 12:24 AM
Originally posted by Eulogy


:rofl:

Gary Hall, Jr. owns you all.

God the U.S. kicks so much ass this year. oh man.

Eh, but no one expected him to win, not even the other Americans.

barden
08-23-2004, 12:26 AM
Originally posted by Dead
I haven't been watching that much because they show events so randomly, but I caught where the Americans pulled waaay ahead in rowing. And I saw some hurdles where the American woman had a leg injury and had to fall down at the first hurdle. :(

Come on, they werenít that far ahead.

Dead
08-23-2004, 01:23 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^

Come on, they werenít that far ahead.
At one point they were a full boat length ahead. That was pretty far ahead.

strange_one
08-23-2004, 01:23 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
I want strange_one on this right away.
<font color=33FFFF> she was in FHM, I don't think she was in Playboy</font>

strange_one
08-23-2004, 01:29 AM
<font color=33FFFF>
(maybe nsfw)

















http://www.wannahaves.nl/images/images_static/miss/olympic/detail/beard09.jpg

barden
08-23-2004, 02:54 AM
Originally posted by Dead

At one point they were a full boat length ahead. That was pretty far ahead.

Maybe weíre talking about different races.

Over 2 kmís though, one boat length isnít all that much.

Dead
08-23-2004, 03:36 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


Maybe weíre talking about different races.

Over 2 kmís though, one boat length isnít all that much.
It was when everyone else was almost even with eachother. Must have been a different race.

vanilla
08-23-2004, 05:20 AM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Russia's Irina Korzhanenko was stripped of her shot put gold medal Monday, the first athlete of the Athens Games to lose an Olympic title because of doping.

Korzhanenko, the first woman to win a gold medal at the sacred site of Ancient Olympia, tested positive for the steroid stanozolol after Wednesday's competition. The backup B sample confirmed the initial finding.

The International Olympic Committee executive board expelled Korzhanenko from the games and ordered the Russian Olympic Committee to return the medal.

The gold goes to Cuba's Yumileidi Cumba Jay. Germany's Nadine Kleinert would move up to silver, and Russia's Svetlana Krivelyova to bronze.

Korzhanenko, who served a previous two-year drug suspension, faces a lifetime ban from the sport. In 1999, she was stripped of the silver medal at the world indoor championships for a doping violation and was given a two-year suspension that kept her out of the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Under international rules, two steroid violations warrants a lifetime ban.

The IOC decision came a day after Greek weightlifter Leonidas Sampanis became the first athlete of the Athens Games to be stripped of a medal for a doping offense. Sampanis lost his bronze medal in the 62-kg category after testing positive for testosterone.

The shot put was held at Ancient Olympia, about 200 miles southwest of Athens, two days before the start of track and field in Olympic Stadium. It was the first time women have competed at the site; the ancient Olympics were for men only.

Korzhanenko won with a throw of 21.06 meters -- the first throw more than 21 meters in four years.

Another female shot putter, Uzbekistan's Olga Shchukina, tested positive in a pre-event screening for the steroid clenbuterol. She finished 19th and last in her qualifying group and was expelled from the games Friday.

So far, nine weightlifters have failed drug tests. A Kenyan boxer was also sent home for using drugs. With six days left in the games, including track and field events, more positives were likely.

"The testing is more extensive and more comprehensive, so you'd expect we would catch more athletes that are cheating," Dick Pound, the World Anti-Doping Agency chief, told The Associated Press Sunday. "It increases the confidence in the authenticity of the competition if we are taking people out who cheated."

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2004/olympics/2004/track/08/23/russia.doping.ap/index.html?cnn=yes

Villarelo
08-23-2004, 08:58 AM
Originally posted by KAT
http://www.lun.com/imagenes/2004/08/21/22222222222222227934.jpg

:)

http://www.lun.com/imagenes/2004/08/22/1ldp8061.jpg

CHILE WON AGAIN!!! Nicolas Massu and the second gold medal to Chile :banoonoo:

By the way, These are the first 2 gold medals for Chile...

sppunk
08-23-2004, 12:18 PM
Man, that U.S. softball team dominated that tournament. Outscored opponents 56-1 in winning the gold medal.

Congratulations, girlies!

neopryn
08-23-2004, 12:21 PM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


Eh, but no one expected him to win, not even the other Americans. haha what the fuck man

you have some serious denial issues

sppunk
08-23-2004, 12:42 PM
Originally posted by neopryn
haha what the fuck man

you have some serious denial issues

The best was: They didn't win by an entire boat lenght! I mean, it wasn't that far!

:)

neopryn
08-23-2004, 12:46 PM
Originally posted by strange_one Very nice.

KAT
08-23-2004, 01:29 PM
Originally posted by Villarelo


http://www.lun.com/imagenes/2004/08/22/1ldp8061.jpg

CHILE WON AGAIN!!! Nicolas Massu and the second gold medal to Chile :banoonoo:

By the way, These are the first 2 gold medals for Chile...


blah blah... I know that :mad:

Coen
08-23-2004, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by sppunk


The best was: They didn't win by an entire boat lenght! I mean, it wasn't that far!

:)

You're right, it was 0.01 second, that's a full boat length :rolleyes:

KAT
08-23-2004, 05:57 PM
now seriously ... Fish is so hot i think i love him

http://www.lun.com/imagenes/2004/08/22/14nm.jpg




where can I find more pics of him???

Coen
08-23-2004, 05:59 PM
http://www.mardytennis.com

KAT
08-23-2004, 06:00 PM
Originally posted by Coen
http://www.mardytennis.com

gracias :)

KAT
08-23-2004, 06:03 PM
http://www.terra.cl/images/May2004/F324625_17.jpg :erm

Dead
08-23-2004, 09:04 PM
Canada got totally robbed of bronze on the vault, did anyone see that?

Dead
08-23-2004, 09:19 PM
Oh snap this Romanian is pretty hot. Nicoleta.

Dead
08-23-2004, 09:28 PM
Originally posted by Rider

Ping Pong will never make US TV, unless they start wearing thongs when they play.
They just showed it, it was two little Korean guys and after one of them won they sort of jumped on each other in a platonic humping sort of way.

smiling politely
08-23-2004, 10:46 PM
HAHAHAHAHA, Paul Hamm sounds like he just inhaled some serious helium when he talks. What a douchebag.

:)

Dead
08-23-2004, 10:53 PM
I watched this mens bar spinning gymnastics thing and this one guy went up and did some insane tricks for a really long time and got a bad score, and then this Hamm guy went up and did about 3 little spins and got a better score. That was total BS.

barden
08-24-2004, 12:26 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
haha what the fuck man

you have some serious denial issues

What are you talking about?

The commentator was laughing at him with his boxing outfit before he started swimming, saying he was more here for the show then the race, and they didnít expect him to place.

Then he won.

Thatís unexpected.

barden
08-24-2004, 12:28 AM
Originally posted by Coen


You're right, it was 0.01 second, that's a full boat length :rolleyes:

Eh, it's pointless arguing with patriotic Americans when they're winning.

I watched the US Basketball team finally win a game, against Angola. Hahaha. Every time they dunked or scored theyíd be jumping around and shouting, throwing their fists into the air like they just got gold or something.

Thatís the mentality weíre dealing with here.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 12:51 AM
Originally posted by Dead
I watched this mens bar spinning gymnastics thing and this one guy went up and did some insane tricks for a really long time and got a bad score, and then this Hamm guy went up and did about 3 little spins and got a better score. That was total BS.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Thanks for the insightful commentary on the "mens bar spinning gymnastics thing."</font>

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 12:54 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


I watched the US Basketball team finally win a game, against Angola. Hahaha. Every time they dunked or scored theyíd be jumping around and shouting, throwing their fists into the air like they just got gold or something.

Thatís the mentality weíre dealing with here.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">The US Basketball team is 3-2, idiot. They lost inexplicably to Puerto Rico and barely lost to Lithuania in an outstanding game. Just a note, Lithuania nearly beat the U.S. four years ago but they bricked the final shot. Incedentally, the dude that took that shot was Clutch with a capital C against the U.S. this year.

How's the South African basketball team doing?

P.S. If you think celebration after big shots is unique to American basketball players then you aren't very familiar with the game.</font>

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:01 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I'd like to also mention that Catalina Ponor won two golds yesterday.

And I neglected to mention US Softballer Jennie Finch and Australian Bronze medalist in diving Loudy Tourky. Tourky wins gold for her big bottom as far as I'm concerned.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 01:13 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">The US Basketball team is 3-2, idiot. They lost inexplicably to Puerto Rico and barely lost to Lithuania in an outstanding game. Just a note, Lithuania nearly beat the U.S. four years ago but they bricked the final shot. Incedentally, the dude that took that shot was Clutch with a capital C against the U.S. this year.

How's the South African basketball team doing?

P.S. If you think celebration after big shots is unique to American basketball players then you aren't very familiar with the game.</font>

Eh, theyíre doing just fine. IĎm sure when the countries economy improves and we can afford better training and such weíll send a team out there, since The Olympics is largely a reflection of the Economic Status of the countries involved.

America hasnít accepted yet that the rest of the world has caught up, talent wise, or they would not have lost to teams like Puerto Rico and Lithuania. They beat Angola. Who are ranked 12/12. Every time they scored they jumped around like little rabbits on ecstasy.

Even the commentator said they were getting worked up over nothing. ĎSlow down there, big boy, itís no Gold, itís only 2 pointsí was a quote I remember.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:29 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^

America hasnít accepted yet that the rest of the world has caught up, talent wise, or they would not have lost to teams like Puerto Rico and Lithuania.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I've accepted that, so apparently your generalization falls short.

The loss to Puerto Rico was shameful. I think they might lose to Spain, though. They look like the best team in the tournament.

By the way, you're SA team probably gets whooped by Angola.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 01:34 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I've accepted that, so apparently your generalization falls short.

The loss to Puerto Rico was shameful. I think they might lose to Spain, though. They look like the best team in the tournament.

By the way, you're SA team probably gets whooped by Angola.</font>

The SA Basketball team, maybe, yes. I recall us touring there recently, and on the whole we lost more then we won.

However, your American Rugby / Cricket or even soccer teams would get thrashed by us. So your point is in fact pointless.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:38 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


However, your American Rugby / Cricket or even soccer teams would get thrashed by us. So your point is in fact pointless.
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Yeah, I don't go into threads about those sports and talk about them like I know about them. Besides, both Rugby and Cricket are wholly limited to former British colonies. I mean, really, the only people that give a shit about Rugby are the British, Aussies, Kiwis and South Africans. Cricket is almost entirely limited to the Indian subcontinent.

The US mens and women's soccer teams are both far superior to your pathetic excuse for a non-world cup qualifying squad. When was the last time they were even in the World Cup? They certainly didn't have the talent to beat Mexico like we did.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 01:41 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Yeah, I don't go into threads about those sports and talk about them like I know about them. Besides, both Rugby and Cricket are wholly limited to former British colonies. I mean, really, the only people that give a shit about Rugby are the British, Aussies, Kiwis and South Africans. Cricket is almost entirely limited to the Indian subcontinent.

The US mens and women's soccer teams are both far superior to your pathetic excuse for a non-world cup qualifying squad. When was the last time they were even in the World Cup? They certainly didn't have the talent to beat Mexico like we did.</font>

Mexico?

Haha.

We were in um, off hand, the last three world cups, and weíre hosting it in 2010.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:45 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I'm getting pissed off that everyone is making fun of the U.S. hoops squad. They're doing the best they can without any outside shooting, as I see it, selfish pricks like Kobe, T-Mac and Shaq really fucked that team and then the U.S. Olympic committee fucked them more by not bothering to even talk to the premier shooters in the NBA. Michael Redd should be on that team, Sam Cassell should be on that team. Allan Houston, even. Christ, if you can't get superstars then try your best to get a good mix of skilled players. Carlos Boozer and Emeka Okafor have no business being on that team. Fuck, if they have to take a college player they should have taken Gerry MacNamara of Syracuse.

In the end, these are the guys who wanted to represent their country and I'm proud of them. I'm prouder still of Allan Iverson showing people, again, what kind of guy he really is.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 01:48 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I'm getting pissed off that everyone is making fun of the U.S. hoops squad. They're doing the best they can without any outside shooting, as I see it, selfish pricks like Kobe, T-Mac and Shaq really fucked that team and then the U.S. Olympic committee fucked them more by not bothering to even talk to the premier shooters in the NBA. Michael Redd should be on that team, Sam Cassell should be on that team. Allan Houston, even. Christ, if you can't get superstars then try your best to get a good mix of skilled players. Carlos Boozer and Emeka Okafor have no business being on that team. Fuck, if they have to take a college player they should have taken Gerry MacNamara of Syracuse.

In the end, these are the guys who wanted to represent their country and I'm proud of them. I'm prouder still of Allan Iverson showing people, again, what kind of guy he really is.</font>
See, I cant relate to any of that.

Maybe that was your intention.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:48 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


Mexico?

Haha.

We were in um, off hand, the last three world cups, and weíre hosting it in 2010.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Yeah I think the US have been in the last few World Cups, too. And we reached the playoffs.

You must not know much about international soccer if you think you can laugh at Mexico. I mean, they aren't on the level of England, Italy, and Brazil but neither is your national team. I bet you the United States could beat South Africa at soccer.</font>

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 01:50 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^

See, I cant relate to any of that.

Maybe that was your intention.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Basketball is my favorite sport. I'm not unhappy with the team's performance, but I am unhappy with the way it was assembled. It seems they picked on the basis of how famous the player is. Hell, I think Brent Barry should have had a shot at playing.

Their lack of outside shooting is what lost that game against Lithuania.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 02:02 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Yeah I think the US have been in the last few World Cups, too. And we reached the playoffs.

You must not know much about international soccer if you think you can laugh at Mexico. I mean, they aren't on the level of England, Italy, and Brazil but neither is your national team. I bet you the United States could beat South Africa at soccer.</font>

Soccer is one of my favourite sports.

Mexico isnít so great, in the big scheme of things.

I think an American / South African game would be close, but weíve been improving a lot lately, and could probably take you.

Remember, weíve had an international side for a long time. America seems to only have come into the picture more recently.

This deserves itís own thread now, since weíve moved on past Olympics.

I have to concentrate more on work now.

Maybe later!

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:03 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Well America has improved as well. There is a legion of suburban teenagers out there that are enthralled with the sport, we're only getting better at it.</font>

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:05 AM
International basketball has not caught up to American basketball. To say so is dumb.

Put a amateur team together in the U.S., let them play with international rules (which are vastly different than U.S. rules) and play together for more than two weeks they kick everyone's ass by at least 20 points again.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:10 AM
Originally posted by sppunk
International basketball has not caught up to American basketball. To say so is dumb.

Put a amateur team together in the U.S., let them play with international rules (which are vastly different than U.S. rules) and play together for more than two weeks they kick everyone's ass by at least 20 points again.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wrong.</font>

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:13 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wrong.</font>

Why do say you that?

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:15 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


Why do you that?

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new"> Me say you stupid. ARRG.

Sure you could beat the likes of Australia and Angola with an amateur squad but they'd be hard pressed to beat Lithuania, Serbia and Spain, bro-bro.</font>

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:16 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new"> Me say you stupid. ARRG.

Sure you could beat the likes of Australia and Angola with an amateur squad but they'd be hard pressed to beat Lithuania, Serbia and Spain, bro-bro.</font>

Those teams are pretty much amateur teams.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:19 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


Those teams are pretty much amateur teams.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wrong again.

Wow. Stick to talking about baseball, dude.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 02:20 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


Those teams are pretty much amateur teams.

And your point is?
You said US would beat the amateurs.

Mr Rhino says you could not beat those teams, or it would be hard.

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:21 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wrong again.

Wow. Stick to talking about baseball, dude.</font>

Oh, that's right: Angola is chocked full of NBA stars.

Amateur doesn't mean shitty athletes, just not full fledged NBA stars.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:22 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


Oh, that's right: Angola is chocked full of NBA stars.

Amateur doesn't mean shitty athletes, just not full fledged NBA stars.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I was talking about Lithuania, Spain, and to a lesser extent, Greece.

Oh I forgot Argentina and Italy, too.</font>

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:23 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I was talking about Lithuania and Spain and Serbia.</font>

How many NBA stars are on Spain and Serbia?

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:26 AM
Originally posted by sppunk


How many NBA stars are on Spain and Serbia?

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Here's an interesting fact: these countries have professional leauges, too. American arrogance really gets in the way of their success in the NBA. "They're soft." Yeah almost every single European can shoot better than 70% of the NBA.

I guaranfuckingtee you that whatever CBA all-stars we could assemble aren't as good as dudes that start for pro teams in other countries. Shit, sometimes guys who can't cut it over here go over there and still warm the bench.</font>

neopryn
08-24-2004, 02:31 AM
Hey Agony, what I was talking about was this:

Eulogy said Gary Hall owns your South Africans. Your rebuttal was the following:
<font size=4>No one expected him to win</font>

That makes so little sense it's not even funny.

And the US would own RSA in soccer. We've been in the last 4 World Cups and got to the quarterfinals in Japan.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:33 AM
Originally posted by neopryn

Eulogy said Gary Hall owns your South Africans. Your rebuttal was the following:
<font size=4>No one expected him to win</font>

That makes so little sense it's not even funny.

<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Besides, there was at least one guy in the world that expected Gary Hall, Jr. to win and that was Gary Hall, Jr.</font>

sppunk
08-24-2004, 02:35 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Here's an interesting fact: these countries have professional leauges, too. American arrogance really gets in the way of their success in the NBA. "They're soft." Yeah almost every single European can shoot better than 70% of the NBA.

I guaranfuckingtee you that whatever CBA all-stars we could assemble aren't as good as dudes that start for pro teams in other countries. Shit, sometimes guys who can't cut it over here go over there and still warm the bench.</font>

Oh, the NBA isn't a great league. I wish they played by international rules, but the American game is so far ahead of most other countries. If you had a real team practice and play with actual position players, I think they'd rack shop like they did for so long.

American basketball won when the sport wasn't huge in the U.S. Now that it's massive, the game has evolved so far from those years it's insane.

The other leagues are of course good, but only Italy and Spain are actually developed enough to test the American leagues.

barden
08-24-2004, 02:38 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
Hey Agony, what I was talking about was this:

Eulogy said Gary Hall owns your South Africans. Your rebuttal was the following:
<font size=4>No one expected him to win</font>

That makes so little sense it's not even funny.

And the US would own RSA in soccer. We've been in the last 4 World Cups and got to the quarterfinals in Japan.

I was commentating more on the American reaction. You guys act like it was all expected, run of the mill standard performance.

It was a fluke!

And you fucking know it!

And getting into the World Cup isnít such a big deal. You act as if itís some kind of redeeming factor, or indication of skill.

Most teams in the world make it.

barden
08-24-2004, 02:38 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Besides, there was at least one guy in the world that expected Gary Hall, Jr. to win and that was Gary Hall, Jr.</font>

Tell me about it.

neopryn
08-24-2004, 02:41 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^
And getting into the World Cup isnít such a big deal. You act as if itís some kind of redeeming factor, or indication of skill.

Most teams in the world make it. Well then why didn't you do it the last 4 times?

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 02:42 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Well, <i>obviously</i> the NBA is the premier leauge in the NBA. However, this team is not the best in the world. <i>Obviously</i> if we had Shaq, Kobe, T-Mac, Ray Allen, Ben Wallace et al, we would simply dominate the international game. Of course, we don't and it really shows how much the rest of the world has caught up. We could have sent a college all-star team to the 92 Olympics and beat up on people. That's just not the case anymore. Consider how much can happen in the next four years, as well.

The rules differences aren't that big, actually. What, the lane is bigger? The three point line is shorter? Come on it's minor at best. NHL players don't have problems with international rules. That's a horrible excuse. If you actually knew anything about basketball you would know that it's the lack of outside shooting that really kills the US team. When LeBron, Iverson, Wade and Richard Jefferson are your three point shooters you're in big fucking trouble.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 02:46 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
Well then why didn't you do it the last 4 times?

Didnít we?

Iím sure we did. At least the last 3.

You forget, South Africa was banned from international sport events due to apartheid.

We only became a democratic country 10 years ago.

neopryn
08-24-2004, 02:49 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^


Didnít we?

Iím sure we did. At least the last 3.

You forget, South Africa was banned from international sport events due to apartheid.

We only became a democratic country 10 years ago. I did forget that. I guess that takes you out of the running for '90. I'm not sure about '94. We'll call it a draw.

barden
08-24-2004, 02:56 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
I did forget that. I guess that takes you out of the running for '90. I'm not sure about '94. We'll call it a draw.
Iím quite sure we were in 94.
We won the African cup that year too, I believe.

sppunk
08-24-2004, 03:02 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Well, <i>obviously</i> the NBA is the premier leauge in the NBA. However, this team is not the best in the world. <i>Obviously</i> if we had Shaq, Kobe, T-Mac, Ray Allen, Ben Wallace et al, we would simply dominate the international game. Of course, we don't and it really shows how much the rest of the world has caught up. We could have sent a college all-star team to the 92 Olympics and beat up on people. That's just not the case anymore. Consider how much can happen in the next four years, as well.

The rules differences aren't that big, actually. What, the lane is bigger? The three point line is shorter? Come on it's minor at best. NHL players don't have problems with international rules. That's a horrible excuse. If you actually knew anything about basketball you would know that it's the lack of outside shooting that really kills the US team. When LeBron, Iverson, Wade and Richard Jefferson are your three point shooters you're in big fucking trouble.</font>

I think we agree on principle, just have different viewpoints. This team only has one top 10 player on it. The rest of those guys are young, aren't "great" and don't play well together.

But the rules differences I'm talking about are around the ref's. They actually call walks, handchecks, double dribbles, etc. That gets the players out of rhythm.

neopryn
08-24-2004, 03:03 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^
Iím quite sure we were in 94.http://www.worldcup.isn.pl/en/cups/1994.htm

Nope.

sppunk
08-24-2004, 03:05 AM
Originally posted by ^Agony_Imp^

Iím quite sure we were in 94.
We won the African cup that year too, I believe.

South Africa were disappointing in their only previous World Cup finals appearance, failing to get past the opening round at France '98 despite only one defeat in their three group matches.

But there can be little doubt South Africa's team have developed significantly.

Less than 10 years ago, the country was still isolated from international sport as a result of the apartheid policies enforced by the government.

South Africa had been a founder member of African football but were suspended by FIFA in 1964 and expelled 10 years later.

They had not played a World Cup game before 1992 and got a 4-0 thumping from Nigeria in their debut outing.

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 03:12 AM
Originally posted by neopryn
http://www.worldcup.isn.pl/en/cups/1994.htm

Nope.

<Font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wow. For his favorite sport, Baden doesn't know very much about it.</font>

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 03:16 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">I'd like to mention how totally rad the Men's High bar is. That Italian dude who won the gold was doing shit that left my jaw on the floor.</font>

barden
08-24-2004, 03:20 AM
Originally posted by Mr. Rhinoceros


<Font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wow. For his favorite sport, Baden doesn't know very much about it.</font>

To be honest, not many South Africans follow South African soccer.

Okay, to make it more honest and accurate: Not many WHITE South Africans follow it.

I know more about European / International Soccer then South African.

And I was basing my comments on memory, not internet checks. I was like, 10 at the time! And soccer ignorant!

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-24-2004, 03:41 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Wow. I just saw Alexei Nemov's high bar routine for the first time, I was in the other room and ran out when the booing started and wished I saw it. It was an incredible routine. Man, he got completely jacked. He should have won a medal.</font>

shaniqua
08-24-2004, 02:56 PM
aww. donovan bailey is consoling perdita felicien.

:(

shaniqua
08-24-2004, 03:05 PM
and canada wins silver in mens' diving!

diving is really cool to watch.

smiling politely
08-24-2004, 03:11 PM
Originally posted by shaniqua
aww. donovan bailey is consoling perdita felicien.

:(

Motherfuck. That was so horrible I could throw up. Imagine how she must feel. I knew just before the race started that she was gonna fall though; I had a flashback to Jeremy Witherspoon in Salt Lake City and remembered that there was no way Canada was actually gonna win a medal in this.

That's cool about the diving though. And that lady (and I use the term loosely) who won the cycling gold.

:)

oui henri
08-24-2004, 05:38 PM
Originally posted by smiling politely


Motherfuck. That was so horrible I could throw up. Imagine how she must feel. I knew just before the race started that she was gonna fall though


funny. my dad had the same feeling.

it's so sad though. she's gonna carry that with her for a while.

Injektilo
08-24-2004, 06:14 PM
Originally posted by smiling politely


Motherfuck. That was so horrible I could throw up. Imagine how she must feel. I knew just before the race started that she was gonna fall though; I had a flashback to Jeremy Witherspoon in Salt Lake City and remembered that there was no way Canada was actually gonna win a medal in this.

That's cool about the diving though. And that lady (and I use the term loosely) who won the cycling gold.

:)


yeah, Wootherspoon was the first thing I thought of too when I saw her go down like that.

Except for that gold in cycling, it's been a pretty shitty 24 hours in canadian international sports. Well, and the silver in diving i guess.

Dead
08-24-2004, 10:42 PM
You guess? Silver in diving is good! :cool:

Mo
08-25-2004, 06:34 AM
first gold medal for austria!
even tho i don't like the olympics, that's kinda cool.
http://edition.cnn.com/2004/SPORT/08/25/triathlon.harrop

Mr. Rhinoceros
08-25-2004, 06:53 AM
<font color=#007AAA face="courier new">Mongloia won a bronze.</font>

Coen
08-25-2004, 10:29 AM
Another Gold medal for the Netherlands. We have 4 Gold medals now :) . Anky van Grunsven beat that German at horseback riding. Oh Yeah :D

alisonmonster
08-26-2004, 11:29 AM
Originally posted by smiling politely


Motherfuck. That was so horrible I could throw up. Imagine how she must feel. I knew just before the race started that she was gonna fall though; I had a flashback to Jeremy Witherspoon in Salt Lake City and remembered that there was no way Canada was actually gonna win a medal in this.




thats exactly what i was thinking as well - I said- right before she ran , "Canada's gonna choke. We always choke at somthing. She'll fall just like Wotherspoon did in Salt Lake" .I felt so bad for her when i went down to the newstand and all the papers had pictures of her on the front , in complete anguish on all the front covers.

Ugly
08-26-2004, 01:31 PM
Thursday - Cross out the Eyes

wondercunt
08-26-2004, 07:27 PM
Originally posted by tracy's flaw
first gold medal for austria!
even tho i don't like the olympics, that's kinda cool.
http://edition.cnn.com/2004/SPORT/08/25/triathlon.harrop

this is irrelevant, but seeing your garfield comment signature doohicky makes me miss my teddy bear.

sniffle.

:(

Injektilo
08-26-2004, 08:24 PM
Originally posted by Dead
You guess? Silver in diving is good! :cool:

yeah, it's good, though Despatie (or however you spell it) was in first for a while before dropping down, and he's ranked number one in the world in that event, even though his real strength is the 10M springboard.

I was more refering to the baseball team blowing an 8th inning lead, then coming within 2 feet of tying the game in the 9th inning, as well as Team Canada losing 3-1 to the US in a world cup exhibition game.... and then the whole Feliticien thing.