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Old 02-13-2018, 02:52 PM   #11
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Not only the rules make no sense anymore, but the way the network covers the Olympics make even less sense. "oh how do yo feel being first openly gay figure skating?" Huh? Who cares. I don't make announcements who I am sleeping with and have zero interest in knowing who those athletes are sleeping with. i am watching games for games, not for gossips.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:34 PM   #12
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Well, the story of Chloe Kim the gold medal snowboarder born and raised in southern California sure warms my heart. The 17 yr old with Korean parents who came here in the '80's long before she was born call her their "American Dream". What a joy to see the look on her parents faces as she wore the American flag.
Now that's a fabulous story!!
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:18 PM   #13
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Well, the story of Chloe Kim the gold medal snowboarder born and raised in southern California sure warms my heart. The 17 yr old with Korean parents who came here in the '80's long before she was born call her their "American Dream". What a joy to see the look on her parents faces as she wore the American flag.
Now that's a fabulous story!!
But she is performing for her country
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:50 PM   #14
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But she is performing for her country
Indeed she is Charlie, and I enjoy her story laced with the pride of her Korean parents.
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Old 02-14-2018, 07:57 AM   #15
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Indeed she is Charlie, and I enjoy her story laced with the pride of her Korean parents.
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:00 PM   #16
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I always look forward to watching guys with skis on trying to fly.
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:34 PM   #17
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Have you ever tried it, Cas. It ain't easy.

I've managed a single flip without crashing. I can't believe what these guys can do.

I still ski on old, heavy 205cm skis that little kuds make fun of on the lift lines, but they ain't laughing when I let them run and beat them downhill for a beer in the lodge.

Then I go take aspirin, oxygen, and more beer and revel in my pride, lol.

Actually, I once went off a 30 foot cliff on Mt Hood unintentionally while following some snowboarders in fog.
It was a yard sale of my goggles, poles, skis, gloves,... But I lived.

What these kids do today is incredible.
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Old 02-18-2018, 01:08 AM   #18
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Have you ever tried it, Cas. It ain't easy.
Going down a high steep ramp and sailing out using your skiis to get more air lift? Umm, no. I suppose it's not easy. You either land correctly or end up with multiple broken bones. I still try and watch that. I think they're saving that until the end.
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Old 02-18-2018, 01:22 AM   #19
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I'm waiting for the Para Olympics, it is more interesting.
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Old 02-18-2018, 09:50 AM   #20
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I'm just happy to see the lone Bermudian out there, for his last Olympics I imagine.
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