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Posts Tagged ‘gold medal

USA Basketball, Swimming, Gymnastics, Track and Field….etc

August 11, 2008

I guess I thought of the USA as a dominant force in athletics around the world but I really didn’t realize how much we dominated.  Besides the silly sports that really haven’t found a spot in the USA’s mainstream (table tennis, badminton, etc) the USA is usually tops or right there in just about every […]

Best Olympic Swimming Race EVER!

August 11, 2008

Did you ever see a swimming race/relay like the one like the 4x100m men’s freesyle relay?  I highly doubt!  The race was one for the ages and one that I will remember for probably the rest of my life…easy.  It had the drama: you have Bernard (from France) talking about “smashing” the Americans, and you […]