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Old 09-13-2016, 04:37 PM   #1501
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

Why don't lolUSA win many medals at the Paralympics?
Are they not as progressive as the rest of the world WRT the disabled?
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Old 09-13-2016, 04:41 PM   #1502
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

If LeBron had an amputation or lobotomy, he would've won all the medals in the Paralympics
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Old 09-13-2016, 04:55 PM   #1503
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The rest of the world's paralympians are in excellent physical condition from being forced to work in circuses all year. USA#1's mostly have desk jobs in finance.
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Old 09-13-2016, 05:34 PM   #1504
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

two words: fake paralympians

makes sense to fake disabilities in countries where Olympic medalists are state-rewarded and general population gives zero *****

Reportedly a legally blind captain of Russian para swimming team was caught driving around in Moscow traffic (nothing came of it); just a few days ago top 4 results in visually impaired 1500m finals all would have won regular Olympic gold (wtf)
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Old 09-13-2016, 05:49 PM   #1505
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

I actually looked at the Medal Table yesterday, saw Ukraine in third and wondered if there was a link to Chernobyl
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Old 09-13-2016, 05:50 PM   #1506
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

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two words: fake paralympians

makes sense to fake disabilities in countries where Olympic medalists are state-rewarded and general population gives zero *****

Reportedly a legally blind captain of Russian para swimming team was caught driving around in Moscow traffic (nothing came of it); just a few days ago top 4 results in visually impaired 1500m finals all would have won regular Olympic gold (wtf)
That's because 1500 is a pace race, where there is gamesmanship about how fast to go early and how late to start the break/sprint. Nobody in that race came close to their personal best because it was an unusually slow and cagey/tactical race this year.

Of course blind-o runners can't play tactics bc they can't see the other runners lol.
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Old 09-13-2016, 06:57 PM   #1507
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

Russian hackers posted WADA records for American athletes, some of whom tested positive for banned substances during the Olympics, but had received wavers.

Apparently, Serena and Venus Williams have a long history of testing positive for banned substances but always having wavers.
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:03 AM   #1508
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

Someone died in the bike road race. Sort of hope it's not in the same spot as the other crashes.
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Old 09-18-2016, 08:58 AM   #1509
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Re: Olympics: RIO Trainwreck Containment - Lochte and others, whatever

It wasnt, the course didn't use that spot. He died of a heart attack after crashing apparently
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:46 PM   #1510
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Sorry for the bump, but there's a new documentary on Netflix called Icarus wherein a guy tries to make a Supersize Me style documentary about how doping affects him and flukes his way into insane access with the Russian WADA director who blew open the entire Russian olympic doping program while the story is unfolding. It's pretty incredible.
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Old 08-13-2017, 05:12 AM   #1511
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thx for that, one of the better documentaries ive seen.
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