Winter Olympics of Yesteryear

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1924 was the first dedicated Winter Olympics.  In previous games, some of the events were held in the summer games if the weather permitted it. The games were held in Charmonix France, at the base of Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in the Alps.  You can see the peaks in the background of some of … Continued

Luge POV

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The Luge is my  favorite sport of the 2014 games.  In 2010 it was Curling, but in that defense it was because a a stellar looking Russian team.  Anyway, I’ve been watching all of the Luge events.  Doubles is pretty crazy, 2 people laying on top of one another hurtling themselves down an ice track … Continued

Welcome to Sochi

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  Officially, the XXII Olympic Winter Games start now.  The Opening Ceremony is now.  But US Americans will  have to wait ~8 hours due to NBC though, apparently they didn’t learn anything from the bad press of the unnecessary delays of the London Games.  Whatever. I don’t plan on watching much of it on Television … Continued

Ski Ballet

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The Olympics are starting this week.  The Winter Olympics at that.  You may or may not remember my love of The Olympics. Don’t worry if you don’t remember, I’ll be sure to remind you as often as I can with Olympic themed posts. While we wait for The Olympics to actually start, watch the above … Continued

The end of the Summer

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Olympic Games that is. Just 2 weeks ago the Games of the XXX Olympiad started.  They were underwhelming I think.  But I have to say that I watched more then I anticipated I would.  Below is a list of all the events that I actively choose to watch on my own time.  And also I streamed … Continued

Summer Olympics

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The Summer Olympics are on us, and not to sound like an overpaid useless TV anchor, I will let you know that the eyes of the world are on London. Anyway, back to sounding like an underpaid internet blogger. For those of you who forgot, just 2 years ago was the Winter Olympics over in … Continued

Watch the Olympics

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I address you this afternoon not as a ruler of this blog, not as the member of the elite, but as a citizen of humanity.  We are faced with the very gravest of challenges, The Ancient Greeks called this time the Olympiad, the challenge of challenges.  For the first time in the history of the … Continued