That Was Some Damn Good Olympics

Monday, February 15, 2010

Eighteen Years Of Waiting Finally Over

I was actually on my knees watching this one because how could I not be? Coming out of retirement, last chance to get the gold in their fourth Olympics - possibly the first from China to win it all - I mean - that's just a good story - and then Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo actually pulled it off?

That's what this is all about.

Flawless And Beautiful

While in the end it couldn't be any other way except for Shen and Zhao to get the gold, watching Pang Qing and Tong Jian skate a virtually flawless program when everyone before them hadn't and doing it where you just got lost watching them because they were just so incredible - I stood up with everyone else in TV land.

Back To Back

See? I don't just root for the Asians. In this case I was rooting against the Canadians and the French (jk...well you know) - and c'mon you have to admit that it was pretty slick to see Wescott come from behind and win back to back golds (and he was attacked by teammate Graham Watanabe afterwards...).