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#201 Eleven

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Posted Today, 11:30 AM

Let's just be honest. NBC is obsessed with Vonn these Olympics for one reason. The podium and the President. It's all NBC can think about.

 

Telegenic women skiers have always been a TV draw.  Remember Susie Chapstick?



#202 ABBA_älskare_69

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Posted Today, 11:41 AM

Telegenic women skiers have always been a TV draw.  Remember Susie Chapstick?

Picabo Street comes to mind, too. 

 

We always pin our hopes on a few faces. Used to be Picabo, Bode Miller, Apollo Ohno, Michelle Kwan. Right now it's Mikaela Shiffrin, Vonn, Shaun White (still). But we're really not that good in these games this year. Mikaela was suffering from the norovirus going round the Olympic Village during her runs (hah). Vonn is up there in years for the sport as a woman/half made of metal at this point. White is probably done now. 

 

So next we've got Chloe Kim for snowboard- gonna need another blonde for skiing. 



#203 Sabersfläkt i NS

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Posted Today, 11:51 AM

A brother and sister ice dance team is super creepy. Inappropriate touching all over the place.

 

:unsure:

 

Are you talking about Virtue and Moir?



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Posted Today, 12:00 PM

:unsure:

 

Are you talking about Virtue and Moir?

Shibutanis, probably.

 

Yeah, it is unusual to have bro/sis doing that. But they're far from the same kind of... uh... fire and passion... of Virtue and Moir. Who practically bang on the ice. 



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Posted Today, 12:04 PM

Shibutanis, probably.

 

Yeah, it is unusual to have bro/sis doing that. But they're far from the same kind of... uh... fire and passion... of Virtue and Moir. Who practically bang on the ice. 

 

OK.

 

Yeah.  Virtue and Moir have long denied that they are a couple.  Yeah, right.

 

I don't even try those moves with my wife. 



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Posted Today, 12:08 PM

Picabo Street comes to mind, too.

We always pin our hopes on a few faces. Used to be Picabo, Bode Miller, Apollo Ohno, Michelle Kwan. Right now it's Mikaela Shiffrin, Vonn, Shaun White (still). But we're really not that good in these games this year. Mikaela was suffering from the norovirus going round the Olympic Village during her runs (hah). Vonn is up there in years for the sport as a woman/half made of metal at this point. White is probably done now.

So next we've got Chloe Kim for snowboard- gonna need another blonde for skiing.


American skiing will never be short on attractive blonde women.

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Posted Today, 12:38 PM

OK.

 

Yeah.  Virtue and Moir have long denied that they are a couple.  Yeah, right.

 

I don't even try those moves with my wife. 

I've been hearing about their supposed romance non stop, so I really started staring them down. When she's not performing, Virtue doesn't really look into it. She'll hug and all, but he always initiates. I won't deny he's nuts about her- he gazes at her longingly a lot. I haven't really gotten the same vibe going the other way though. They've been skating partners since they were 7 and 9, respectively. I dunno what that does to a relationship- 20 years of competing together, growing up together. Is that a deep love/bond or a romantic one?

 The American pairs duo Scimeca and Knierim are married. She was thought to be dying of a horrific disease even on their wedding day. It's a hell of a story, and they're the first married couple to compete together at the Olympics. That relationship definitely grew on ice, though. 

 


then again, who really cares? they bring it on the ice and I enjoy watching them. I'll forget about them in about a month until the next Olympics. 



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Posted Today, 12:42 PM

American skiing will never be short on attractive blonde women.

 

Canadian too.  Not only at this level.  I tell you, when I was in Highschool I took up skiing and skating (for pleasure and not hockey) primarily for the babes.  Yup.



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Posted Today, 01:23 PM

I am surprised by the way US and Canada have been trending in recent winter games.
It’s like the Sabres franchise beating the Rangers - sure Canada per capita is more focused on winter sports than USA, but it’s freaking Buffalo versus New York City.

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Posted Today, 02:11 PM

An interesting read...  probably well suited for the Winter Olympics of course.

 

https://amp.usatoday...mpression=true  

Norway is dominating these Winter Olympics with a unique approach to sports

 

I can't find the direct link.  



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Posted Today, 03:13 PM

An interesting read...  probably well suited for the Winter Olympics of course.

 

https://amp.usatoday...mpression=true 

Norway is dominating these Winter Olympics with a unique approach to sports

 

I can't find the direct link.  

I like it



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Posted Today, 05:41 PM

The Czechs are toying with them now.
Wow!!!!

Just getting peppered then getting a shortie!

I find it hard to get excited about any team handling a bunch of minor leaguers.