I love the Olympics.
The opening ceremony sucked up my Friday night. It was pretty good, way to go Danny Boyle! The logistics of pulling that off are very impressive. The Queen with James Bond, the music and David Beckham, David Beckham, David Beckham were my favourite parts. Paul wasn’t as annoying as I thought he would be and I really like the Flame.
On Sunday Canada got their first medal! A bronze in women’s synchronized three-metre diving! Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel CONGRATULATIONS!
I’m totally sucked in to it, can’t stop watching. Gymnastics, diving, synchronized diving (HOW DO THEY DO THAT????), cycling, rowing, boxing, if it’s on I’m watching. I really admire athletes at the top of their game all that training for a moment. I find it incredible and inspiring (as I sit on my ass eating ice cream cheering them on).
The mens gymnastics is on right now and I could watch it all day with Kyle Shewfelt commentating, he gets so excited and throws out tid bits of information making it even more exciting. HOW DO THEY DO THAT????? Look at those arms……. wow.
The Brits get SILVER!!!!!! OMG look at Harry and William being TOTAL fan boys!
Oh wait they get bronze the Japanese complained, had a valid point and they get bumped down. STILL THEY GOT BRONZE!!!!! YAY!
Love the Olympics and my other favourite of the day was 15-year-old Ruta Meilutyte who won the gold in the 100 metres breaststroke (and set a new world record). Her face was priceless when she realized she won and getting her medal she looked so overcome with emotion.
How about South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun who is legally blind and made it to the finals? HOW DOES HE DO THAT???
The Olympics make me feel like such an under achiever. Wonder what tomorrow will bring?