Monthly Archives: July 2012

C’est Sport

In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Alain Bernard promised that the French would “smash” the Americans in the 4×100 relay.  In what was, without a doubt, my moment of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the US men won the 4×100 relay by … Continue reading

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The problem with gymnastics part 3: Larisa Iordache’s foot

Larisa Iordache is suffering a foot injury, and will not be doing the All Around. This is a blow for Romania, who will lose her vault and floor, especially her floor. It’s also a blow for gymnastics fans, because the … Continue reading

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Gymnasts I’ll be watching in London: part 8

Beth Tweddle: Great Britain Beth Tweddle is 27(!) and is in the running for Uneven Bars gold.  If she earns a medal, she would be the first British gymnast to medal in the Olympic games.  She came painfully close in … Continue reading

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Gymnasts I’ll be watching in London: part 7

Victoria Moors: Canada Victoria Moors is a dark horse to win a medal on floor.  She has great difficulty, including a Silivas (a double twisting double back) and great dance as well.  She’s not a favorite, and indeed, making it … Continue reading

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Gymnasts I’ll be watching in London part 6

Kohei Uchimora: Japan The 3 time reigning men’s AA champion should win the AA title in London provided his arms and legs stay attached to his body.  If his arms AND his legs fall off between now and then, he’ll … Continue reading

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Dark Knight Rises Review

Catwoman: You don’t owe these people anymore.  You’ve already given them everything. Batman: Not everything. At the beginning of The Dark Knight Rises, it does seem as if Batman has given everything he has to the city of Gotham.  After … Continue reading

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Review of The Dark Knight Rises!

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