Olympics

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  1. Steven2006

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    Anyone watching the Olympics? The Americans just won two medals in a pretty wild race in the short track (skating).
     
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    I love watching them, but I am at work hand though I have had the set on, I am only capturing glimpses.
     
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    I have always enjoyed watching the winter Olympics.
     
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    I like summer Olympics just as much.

    I got to go to Salt Lake City when the winter Olympics were there. We, among other things, got to see a bobsled event.
     
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    That's cool you got to go to one in person. I never have, maybe one day.
     
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    Wow, an American girl just knocked off a Canadian for the gold with the last run on the moguls. The American get gold and bronze!
     
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    I'm a self-admitted Olympics junkie.

    If I had extra money, I'd collect Olympic posters & memorabilia.

    Lifelong dream: To attend an Olympic games. My former church wouldn't let me off to go see them in Atlanta in 1996. :(
    Maybe one day.

    Hey, Steven, we'll go halves, you and me. We'll split expenses even, 70/30. :laugh:
     
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    Not only are we watching but I have my homeschooler doing a four week study of them!

    So far they have been very exciting.
     
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    My passion sparked when I drove through Atlanta the year or two before they held it and found they were on a run to improve Atlanta before the Olympics came. I made a decision at that time to go back to Atlanta in a mission effort at the Olympics. I went back for two weeks and did so.

    My passion continued with a mission project in Salt Lake City, then to Athens, Greece.

    I look forward to another day (and job) that will permit me to attend yet another Olympics.
     
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    I love the Olympics. One summer I saw the Olympic torch three times. In 1996, I saw the torch in Knoxville, in a town north of there, and in Louisville, KY. I saw it in 1984 here and in Cincinnati. They say the Olympic torch sighting is a once in a lifetime event. Well, I've lived five lifetimes I know!

    I have been on an olympic venue. The 1996 Olympic kayaking was held on the Ocoee River just a couple hours away here in TN.

    I like the Winter Games more than the Summer games. 1980 turned me into a junkie, but I appreciated even the '76 summer games.
     
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    I'm gonna watch it for the hockey!
     

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