I liked seeing his winning swims from Athens because I have no memory of those games, at all. I know I must have watched but...nothing.
She said she wanted to go to Rio, and he said he'd buy her a ticket.
"Me, cutie/chicken, the egg cup, I am the hammer of my spoon!"--Jen_Faith translation
1) 1996 was half my life ago
2) I was their age, or a bit younger, the last time the US ladies won the OOOOOs
3) They were barely born.
It didn't hit me until now either that 2004 was ancient to them, and they only know of Carly Paterson thanks to DVDs.
Yup. Gymnasts are just babies.
That photo is priceless. And yes, why didn't they give 10 then?
maybe anti-amanar feeling
I wonder if a 10 in the first rotation in team finals was thought to potentially give too much of an insurmountable lead.
If vault had been last or if this were event finals, maybe Maroney would've had a better shot at 9.9 or 10.
Is 9.733 the highest E score recorded under the new code at a Worlds/Olympics? That would make me feel a bit better about it.
Kyla wasn't even born until a few months after the Mag 7 won, if that makes you feel REALLY old.
The judges might be saving their 10s for the Vault EF which, barring disaster, Maroney will hands down win.