Posts : 39
Fan Points : 42
Join date : 2016-07-28
|Subject: Any thoughts on the summer Olympics? Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:22 pm|| |
Has anyone been watching the summer Olympics?
I always grew up watching the winter/summer olympics,
and the one I usually watch is volleyball, ice skating, and gymnastic.
Right now, it seems like Simone Biles is a hot topic (At least in the USA)!
She's only 19 years old and 4 gold medals and 1 bronze.
She won gold for the women's individual round as well.
I'm watching replays of her performance on youtube and I can't believe how high she can jump!
So has anyone else been watching the Olympics?
What country have you been rooting for?
Posts : 418
Fan Points : 449
Join date : 2015-07-07
|Subject: Re: Any thoughts on the summer Olympics? Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:52 pm|| |
I've been watching bits and pieces as I can! It's so amazing to see what the human body can do
I think I've been keeping a closer eye on the gymnastics more than other events (it also airs at more convenient times for me!)
I'm not sure that I'm rooting for any particular country, but I think it's so awesome to hear when a country wins its first medal in something, and of course to see great sportsmanship
Lovely art of Carter by kium!
Posts : 250
Fan Points : 276
Join date : 2015-07-17
Location : The Low Lands
|Subject: Re: Any thoughts on the summer Olympics? Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:21 am|| |
I watch when I have time, pretty much whatever is on. Which is mostly reruns since the Olympic take place at night-time for us here.
I'm rooting for my own country, but we're not doing as well as in London. Still, we have had some surprising medals, and that was fun to see!
Biles is incredibly impressive! She makes everthing she does look so effortless.
I was very nervous because she was going up against a Dutch girl for our very first medal ever on the balance beam, but she faltered just a little bit, allowing the Dutch girl to win. Biles didn't seem to mind though, she still took silver. She's going to be the one to watch for the next few years.
Posts : 299
Fan Points : 322
Join date : 2015-07-17
Location : Mars
|Subject: Re: Any thoughts on the summer Olympics? Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:13 pm|| |
Unfortunately I haven't been watching it
No TV/cable and been working. Though I've occasionally heard news updates and seen snippets on Snapchat.
These people are amazing though
|Subject: Re: Any thoughts on the summer Olympics? Today at 9:03 am|| |