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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Olympics 2010, Tuesday, Feb. 23

Today I watched:
Ice hockey, men's, USA vs. Switzerland
Ice hockey, men's, Russia vs. Canada
Ice hockey, men's, Czech Republic vs. Finland
Curling, men's, Great Britain vs. Sweden
Cross country, men's 4x1000m relay
Skiing, women's giant slalom, run 1
Bobsled, women's two-man finals
Skiing, women's aerials finals
Ice hockey, men's, Sweden vs. Slovakia
Speedskating, men's short-track 500m qualifiers
Speedskating, women's 3000m relay
Speedskating, women's 1000m
Speedskating, women's 5000m

I already shared my thoughts on the hockey in my very long earlier post, and I don't have the energy to have an opinion on much of anything else. I did think that Julia Mancuso needed to control the crying a bit. Sure, I'm sure she was upset that she was stopped in the middle of her giant slalom run, and it does suck. But the non-stop crying certainly wasn't going to help. And she's won two medals in this Olympics already--ones no one was really expecting her to win.

The US women's bobsledders (USA2) won a bronze medal today. Normally I wouldn't really care, but the brakewoman for the team, Elana Meyers, is the friend of a friend. Pretty cool.

Tomorrow...no men's hockey. The one women's hockey game I have been planning to watch, USA vs. Canada, is tomorrow, as is the women's figure skating long program.

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