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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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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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Chicago 2016 Olympics file applicant file

Chicago 2016 Olympics file applicant file

On Friday, the Chicago Olympics Committee released to the public its response to the International Olympic Committee Applicant City Questionnaire was submitted to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Applicant File is the first official document sent to the IOC and gives a detailed glimpse into Chicago’s concept for the Games. Download the 88 […]

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best blog posts of 2007

best blog posts of 2007

best buildingBoston Institute of Contemporary Arts buildingI’m still extremely jealous that Chicago doesn’t have a Contemporary Art building like this. best art exhibitionTunnel HouseArtists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck completely redefined the environment of this neighborhood house. Great art gets us to think about the world in different and interesting ways. This does just that. […]

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collectible plush olympic mascots

collectible plush olympic mascots

So what if the 2010 Olympics are more than 2 years away. It’s time to get jazzed and stock up on Sumi, Miga, and Quatchi stuffed animals. My daughter will be 2 1/2 years old when the Vancouver Games roll around. She might find Sumi or Miga in her bed one day. Though the $30 […]

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