Ah to be 19, fearless, ranked 23rd in the world and win gold
by backroads (2016-08-06 15:59:53)
Edited on 2016-08-06 16:00:37

Great picture in the article of the favored silver medalist (and two time gold medalist) looking at the Virginia Thrasher's gold with Gollum eyes. Precious, my precious....


All three are more courageous than FINA and the IOC. (link)
by G.K.Chesterton  (2016-08-06 21:46:52)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


The Efimova situation is the one that ticks me off the most.
by FtWorthIrish  (2016-08-08 17:30:58)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Mainly because Katie Meili was a student of mine when I was teaching, and I was also the faculty moderator for the swimming team. She has a good shot at medaling, but it would be even better if the known cheat wasn't there.