Since I was little a little girl I have always been so entranced by the Olympic Gymnasts...I did Gymnastics on and off while growing up. Even when I was in College I took Gymnastics as one of my electives...I loved it, really, really loved the sport. I can still remember doing Aerials on my brick wall on the side of my house. I fell a few times and got all scratched up all over my legs from the rough bricks. I can also remember my cousin taking me to see the Russian gymnastics world tour circa 1970's. I was mesmerized as I am today watching the Gymnasts at the Beijing Olympics. But I am so mad at myself, I should of had that cup of coffee like Costas suggested....because I was trying so hard to stay up last night to watch the U.S. compete for the Gold in the Individual All Around....I started to nod off and missed it, I fell asleep. I wish I had TIVO....so I could watch it this morning. Oh well...live and learn.
They are SO strong! Making their bodies do things that are completely amazing. The beam is my absolute favorite!! Doing acrobatics..like three elements in a row on a piece of wood only several inches wide. Is that mind boggling or what?
Her story ..moving to a new country to get health care for her sick little boy. That story was so moving. And at the age of 32 no less, competing with girls that are 16! That is so amazing too! You go girl!!
Yes...that's where I have been every night from 8:00 P.M. until I fall asleep glued to the TV, watching our Amazing athletes break amazing records over and over again, performing amazing feats with the body and rooting for our athletes as they represent our awesome country at the Beijing Olympics!! What is your favorite sport to watch? I'd love to hear it. You know what mine is.