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Olympics ....Want to know about the greatest athlete of all time .......

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gasbanni, 18 Aug 2016.

  1. gasbanni

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    In case you don't really appreciate what your seeing some additional info ~


     
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    I didn't watch the clips but you must be referring to Michael Phelps.
    He once went training non stop, 365 days a year for five years.
     
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    Only once?

    Not very committed.
     
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    Can someone tell gasbag that the four-legged animals don't win medals in the Olympics.
    Apparently, he can't see my posts, except when he's not logged in, then he's obliged to read them. :rolleyes:
     
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    Sorry, I am still not allowed to start new threads.

    I didn't know that the EU was taking part in the Olympics!

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    Shameless EU puts itself TOP of the Olympics table – and REMOVES Great Britain completely

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    You should read the article, not just the headline:
     
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    Who won the cheese eating final ?
     
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    Some that spring to mind are

    Jesse Owens.
    Teflio Stevenson (Cuban boxer)
    Olga Korbet (Gymnast)
    Hussein bolt
    Mo Farrer
    Bloke who does analysis for the BBC Michael some thing ??? 200 & 400 metre champion ??????
    Henry Rono
     
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    Carl Lewis
     
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    Michael Johnson what an athlete he was, and seems to speak an awful lot of sense as well.
     
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    Oh heraginn your so provincial .........sigh .......I was pointing to the Olympics as a current issue and then in a similar vein pointing to a sporting event that shows the sheer dominance of the greatest race horse of all time over his competition and they were fast horses.

    It's a thing to behold when you watch his performance .......at the end of the second clip .......They guy says slapping thd back if his hand in to the palm of his other hand " I'm sorry the horse was an athlete ! " I BLOOMING WELL AGREE !!!!


    In the first clip the amazing point that Bill Nack relates is that in each quarter of a mile the horse is going faster than the preceding quarter instead of tiring at the end of the race the horse is going faster than ever !
     
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    Are you still reading my posts? :rolleyes:
     
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    It was time magazine that named secratariat as one of the top ten athletes of the 20th century.
     
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    It still doesn't make him an Olympian.
    Have you noticed the title of your thread?
     
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