100 Days!

Posted on April 18, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Today marks 100 days until the 2012 Summer Olympics in London!


I added the Opening Ceremonies to my Google calendar about a month ago, so I’m already gearing up for it.  I love love love the Summer Olympics.  I love the Olympics in general – winter or summer, but I look forward to summer more solely because of the swimming. I was a competitive swimmer growing up so have always followed swimmers in the Olympics and beyond.

2008 was obviously a very exciting year with Michael Phelps breaking all kinds of records and winning a record number of gold medals.  He’ll be back this year, but Ryan Lochte is out there to give him a good run!  Also, I’m really excited by Missy Franklin – a 16 year old from Colorado – who made a name for herself in 2011 at the World Championships and who no doubt will be a force come July!

Not only do I get into the competitiveness of watching the sports, but I love all the sappy back stories NBC runs on featured athletes.  Their formula for those stories is perfect and it keeps people watching (especially me) and cheering on a new crowd favorite.

Now if only my job didn’t get in the way, I’d find my way to London to take in some swimming events here for the week!



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