I’m really into the summer Olympics and really appreciate good advertising.
I love this ad. It basically makes me cry when I watch it.
I’m amazed by Olympic athletes, I admire their commitment to training and their sport and respect the work they put into being the best in the world.
*The winner of the Women’s 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Marathon completed the marathon in 2 hours 26 minutes and 44 seconds. She’s a 38 year old mother from Romania. If you look at my 1/2 marathon time from my race last week, I ran half the distance she did in 2 hours 27 minutes. Dang!
*Michael Phelps- a goal to get 8 Gold medals, completed. He’s a badass. I basically think he’s a fish. Dude, his feet are size 14!
*Raj Bhavsar of the U.S. Men’s Gymnastics team fought to get into the 2004 games and didn’t make it in, he barely made it this year by taking an injured athlte’s spot and went home with a bronze medal.
*Dara Torres is the oldest American swimmer at age 41. Proof that if you treat your body well, you can do anything at any age. She has 2 silver medals and an awesome spirit. In the qualifiers for the 50 Freestyle, she helped Sweden’s Therese Alshammar, fix her torn swimsuit and stalled the race start until the problem was solved.
I freaking love the Olympics.