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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. Sometimes they end up on the floor grabbing at each other. And every once in a great while there’s a dramatic flip. And then there’s the judges who sit on the edge of the floor. I like to think they are the parents.

I just wish they allowed pushing and shoving in Judo. And they should have a door at the end of the floor so the loser can walk through it, yell at the other person, and then slam the door.

In the particular match shown in the image above, the French coach was screaming at the top of his lungs. It’s funny to hear a Frenchman screaming. Usually the French talk in their civilized tones. Not this guy. He was like the third sibling trying to get a good fight out of the two.

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Nice caption work 🙂

Matt Maldre
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Judo is no fencing.

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Weird.. the name field is filled in.

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maybe?

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I taughted erik how to repair it. 🙂

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spud – pmachine seem to (and wordpress for that matter) save the comment fields (name, email, url) in cookies. So unless you’re clearing those out, you shouldn’t even need that bookmarklet.