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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2008, 02:01 PM »
Did they ever end up actually showing the race? 

Yes they did, and I'm glad that I stayed up to watch it.  It was fantastic and I couldn't believe they actually won.  There are very few moments during the Olympics that I remember as the years go on, but that's one I'm not going to forget any time soon...
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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2008, 02:22 PM »
Did they ever end up actually showing the race?  I stayed up until 10:40pm mountain time and never saw it.  I could not handle watching the gymnastics anymore.  Not because of the competitors but I just got sick of the commentators whining about any little mistep.  Hearing John Tesh did not help. 

You probably missed it by about 5 minutes.

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2008, 02:28 PM »
Can't wait for beach volleyball.  ;)
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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #18 on: August 11, 2008, 11:26 PM »
That 400m relay last night was pure awesome.

I totally agree.  I actually stood up and got really into the race during that last leg.  The top five teams broke the previous world record.  Can you imagine breaking a world record and not even winning a medal?

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2008, 01:45 AM »
Can't wait for beach volleyball.  ;)

I love watching May & Walsh.

Always nice to get 7 medals in a few minutes of swimming.

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2008, 06:16 PM »
I want to watch the old swimming chick and the volleyball chick with the hot ass and the Banana Boat tattoo.

There are few things in life more captivating than Misty May's ass but this Michael Phelps thing is one of them.

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2008, 10:57 PM »
Michael Phelps is a beast.

Indeed, will he break another record Sunday with an 8th gold?

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2008, 02:37 AM »
Amazing.  Phelps won that race by 1/1000th of a second!
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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #23 on: August 16, 2008, 02:43 AM »
I thought they only measure to 1/100ths?

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #24 on: August 16, 2008, 04:29 AM »
My bad.  He won by 1/100th of a second.  Phelps' time was 50.58 to Milovad Cavic's 50.59.
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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #25 on: August 16, 2008, 08:10 PM »
Canada is of course just destroying the competition... ::)

We're on the board with 3 now... much rejoicing.

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #26 on: August 16, 2008, 11:03 PM »
Whoo hoo, up to 4 now.  :P

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #27 on: August 16, 2008, 11:15 PM »
Holy ****! Michael Phelps did it, history has been made! 8 Gold Medals!  :o  8)

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2008, 01:00 AM »
He's going to retire with like 20...  :o

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Re: Beijing Olympics
« Reply #29 on: August 17, 2008, 01:38 AM »
Canada is of course just destroying the competition... ::)

We're on the board with 3 now... much rejoicing.

I was so shocked when I watched that. I really thought we would end up with nothing at the rate we were going lol.
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