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Usain Bolt has more respect for the USA than many of its own citizens...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Glock!9, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Glock!9

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  2. Annoyedgrunt

    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    That was cool, and a good show of class. He'll go down in history; guy came from nowhere and just destroyed the existing records for 100m and 200m, and laughed and had a good time while doing it.

    I know I should have been rooting for Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin- but you can't help but stand in awe of Bolt and his achievements.
     

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    INJoker Simply Charming

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    I appreciate the fact that while he takes what he does very seriously, he doesn't take himself all that seriously.

    I like his style.
     
  4. Gallium

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    Dude is cool, for a young un. He is showing respect to the anthem, and simultaneously, recognizing the accomplishments of other athletes.

    I wonder which GNGer knows him (or is in Europe) :supergrin:

    (not me...not me)
     
  5. Annoyedgrunt

    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    Too early to speculate by a long shot, but I can't help but wonder if he'll try for the next Olympics. He'll only be 30... Linford Christie qualified for the 100m in the '96 Olympics when he was 36. Just wonderin'.
     
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    They asked him right after he won the 200. He said he'll be there.
     
  8. ray9898

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    He is amazing. He said in an inteview last night to expect him in Rio.
     
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    Total stud. What an excellent athlete. I am more impressed with what he has done in track and field than any other olympian. (Except maybe Phelps) He makes beating the rest of the fastest in the world look easy.
     
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    Nicely done Bolt!
     
  12. rick458

    rick458 USS Texas BB-35

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    His respecting the Medal ceremony of the other athletes was pure class.