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Old 08-12-2008, 08:43 PM   #11
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put to music......oh, that would be nice!
I like all the diving, synched or not! I'm so in awe of them!
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:49 PM   #12
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OH my goodness. First time ever the women of Mexico will get a medal in diving!! How great is that!!
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:50 PM   #13
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That is very cool TG. They must be flying high.
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:53 PM   #14
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I bet they are!! They did very well too. China definately deserved the gold too!
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Old 08-12-2008, 09:05 PM   #15
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Synchronized swimming is awesome! The diving is certainly tough - but put a dozen or more swimmers into a pool and have them synchronize their movements to music (which they would probably have a problem hearing) .. that is totally amazing.

Anyone remember Esther Williams? And, there were the synchronized swimming extravaganzas at the old New York Hippodrome theater before that (anyone remember that from old movies?)
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Old 08-12-2008, 09:14 PM   #16
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Oddly enough my father went to college on a diving scholarship (high dive was his specialty) - I was always mesmerized watching MY Daddy do that - but I would also sit by the side of the pool and cry until he was "down". He could swim 4 length's of a pool (it was at the Y) underwater...we grew up IN the water and I love all water sports. He also put on some big productions in synchronized swimming and even swam with Ester Williams. I'll have to dig out the pictures and see if I can scan them.

I don't get how you can do this and not be the exact same height and weight!!!

Amazing!
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Old 08-12-2008, 09:17 PM   #17
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here michael!!

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Old 08-12-2008, 11:00 PM   #18
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I have been memorized watching it. My daughter told me she want to do that when she grows up.
memorized? or mesmerized ?
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I watched that with the kids earlier, I was wondering if I had just been on a different planet my whole life (which is possible) or if that was a new event.
It was really incredible!
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memorized? or mesmerized ?
If you're looking for type-o's you've got your job cut out for you!!!! Just don't point them all out or we'll run out of bandwidth!
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