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rowing and water bottles

rowing and water bottles

On Saturday I watched Estonia win the silver in the Double Sculls Men (rowing) on NBC. 1. Australia David Crawshay/Scott Brennan 6:27.772. Estonia Tonu Endrekson/Juri Jaanson 6:29.053. Great Britain Matthew Wells/Stephen Rowbotham 6:29.10 Estonia won silver by 1/20 second in a 6.5 minute race! They were going back and forth with the UK for the […]

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definitive evidence

How about that 100 meter butterfly men’s final race? Michael Phelps won his 7th gold tying Mark Spitz for the most golds won in one Olympics. We all knew we were witnessing history as this race began. And we all said, “oh no!” as the race finished thinking Michael Phelps finished second. But the replay […]

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drooling over cameras

Yesterday Michael Phelps won his 10th career Olympic gold medal. That’s the most ever by an individual. Mark Spitz, Carl Lewis, Paavo Nurmi and Larissa Latynina have nine. Congrats to Michael. What a historic moment. However, I was more excited when NBC showed all the cameras in the media section before Phelps’ historic 200m butterfly […]

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Go Togo, Go Togo, Go Togo go!

Go Togo, Go Togo, Go Togo go!

One of the benefits of being unemployed is that I get to watch the Olympics during the day while I’m working on my portfolio stuff. Today I got to watch men’s single kayak. It looked really grueling. The water raged monsterously while these guys navigated tightly around the checkpoints. My kayak would tip over in […]

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OLYMPICS: Judo my favorite event thus far

OLYMPICS: Judo my favorite event thus far

I stated my love for Olympic Judo back in the 2004 Olympics. So it was with great anticipation I awaited the 2008 Olympics Judo competition. And now you can watch all the footage online! A-W-E-S-O-M-E! What do I love about Judo? It’s like two siblings fighting. There’s a lot of grabbing and arms flying around. […]

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drip clips

drip clips

I’m digging Fred and Friends’ website. Yesterday, I blogged about Fred’s “Peace of Cake“. I’m a fan of Fred’s “drip clips“, too. They also sell the tinsel tape and manhole mats previously covered on this blog.

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