Monthly Archives: March 2010

From the "Do as I Say, Not as I Do" Department

Bill Marolt, CEO of the US Ski Team, VP of FIS, and the guy who threw Bode Miller off the US Ski Team for partying too much, was arrested yesterday in Park City for DUI. Karma can be a bitch. … Continue reading

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And You Thought "Like A Bolt From The Blue" Was Only An Expression

This unfortunate guy was just going out for a jog. Sheesh.

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Don’t Forget the Paralympics

I’ve never understood why the Paralympics aren’t held before the Olympics instead of after. Holding them before would be such a perfect testing platform for transportation, volunteers, scoring & timing, accommodations, food service, and so forth. By the time the … Continue reading

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Those Wacky Downhillers

Eric Guay of the Canadian team, whom I predicted for Olympic greatness but who came up just short (two 5th places), won a very unlikely SG crystal globe yesterday at the World Cup finals in Garmisch. An almost impossible sequence … Continue reading

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Interesting Discussion on Sochi

To follow up on my earlier post on Sochi as a winter Olympics venue, this is an interesting interview, on NPR, with a Russian travel agent. link It sounds like a monumental clusterfuck in the making. But after Whistler’s weather … Continue reading

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