The Olympics have been going on for almost a week now, and we’ve finally gotten an answer to the most burning question of the games: do competitive swimmers pee in the pool? According to Carly Geehr, a former member of the US National Swimming Team, they do. A lot.
Taylor Swift has been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter lately. It probably has something to do with the fact that she’s busy preparing to release a follow-up album to 2010′s ‘Speak Now,’ doing promotions for Cover Girl and attending awards shows. But even the super busy country music starlet took time out of her schedule to watch the 2012 Olympics and tweet in support of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team and 17-year-old Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin.
A big debate is on. With the 2012 Summer games in London in full swing, swimmer extraordinaire Michael Phelps continues to re-write the records books seemingly each time he’s in the pool. That has stirred up the discussion about past greats from the US at the Games.
Gymnast Aly Raisman was one of the big stories of the opening weekend of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. The 18-year old from Needham, Ma. qualified for the all-around title, knocking teammate, world champion and best friend Jordyn Wieber out of the competition that Wieber would have been the favorite in.
But the most entertaining part of Raisman’s near flawless routine was her parents’ reaction to it.
The 2012 Olympic Summer Games begin today in London. If you’re like me, that means that you halt everything you possibly can in your life to see who wins gold. I simply love the Olympics and can’t ever seem to get enough.
When the United States Olympic Committee announced it’s 530 athlete roster for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Time magazine came up with some comparisons that put the State of Wyoming at the top of the heap.