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Aly Raisman’s Speech

I was never a big Aly Raisman fan, but I am now. As another survivor said, Aly Raisman has grown from a frightened girl to a strong woman who has come back to destroy Dr. Nassar’s world.  I hope that … Continue reading

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Aly Raisman and the myth of artistic gymnastics part 2

So, I’ve already talked about how artistry and beauty are not synonymous.  So, what is artistry? Now is the point of the article where I cop out.  I’m not going to give a definition of artistry.  However, I am going … Continue reading

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C’est Sport part Trois

1 Aliya Mustafina wins Uneven Bars gold This is a wonderful surprise.  Aliya was definitely a favorite to win bars, with an incredibly high start value, but still, I was not quite expecting her to win.  I had my money … Continue reading

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USA Women win team gold!

I’m old enough to remember when the US women won gold in Atlanta Georgia. Now, it’s only five girls instead of seven, but I’m still thrilled. U S A!  U S A!  Oh, before I forget, kudos to the British … Continue reading

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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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My Super Obvious, Non Expert, Standard Boring predictions for the 2012 Olympic Gymnastics Competition

I’ve decided to do more boring predictions for the 2012 Olympics gymnastics competition 1 USA will win gold Some people may be predicting a blowout, but I’m not.  I think the competition will be closer than expected, but I still … Continue reading

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