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#1360640 - 01/29/10 01:26 AM Favorite Olympic events  
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With the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games just around the corner, list your favorite events from either the Summer Games or the Winter Games....or both!

Here's my top favs:

Summer:
Gymnastics
Swimming
Indoor volleyball
Table tennis
Rowing (eights)

Winter
Long track speed skating
Short track speed skating
Alpine skiing
Nordic combined
Biathlon
Snowboarding
Luge
Skeleton (talk about dangerous...)
Figure skating


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#1372653 - 02/13/10 01:19 PM Re: Favorite Olympic events [Re: Horowitzian]  
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Winter is definitely short track speed skating. It's like roller derby on ice. Very entertaining. Somewhat sad that crashes often determine winners, but the entertainment is definitely there. I also like ski jumping for some weird reason, hockey and curling.

Summer is the track events, especially the craziness that is the heptathlon (spelling?). I love the marathon for getting a chance to see lots of the street level in the cities the Olympics are held in.



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