100m sucks now

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Gunny, Aug 16, 2008.

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  1. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    Tyson Gay failed to quality for the 100m leaving Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell to fight it out.

    I was looking forward to those three having it out.
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  2. titanbuoy

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    I can't claim to follow track at all other than in Olympic years, but man Bolt's run in the prelims was freaky. The guy looked like he was jogging and he puts down a 9.9... that's some crazy chit.

    I've always liked the 400 and 800... hopefully I don't miss out on watching some of those prlims (if I haven't already).
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  3. Carpy

    Carpy Disgruntled foreign veteran

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    Turned on NBC first thing this morning to watch the 100m semis, rowing and womens 800m. Unfortunately NBC decided cartoons were more important.
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  4. titanbuoy

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    Can you not pick up a CBC feed of the games? Canada sucks at actually competing in the games, but when it comes to broacasting the Olympics, the CBC does an unbelievably good job.
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  5. Gunny

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    Our coverage has been great.
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  6. Yossarian

    Yossarian I am Him.

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    Usain Bolt is too fast... new WR and he started celebrating 10 strides before the finish. Race was over before it was even started.
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  7. vslyke

    vslyke In Dinger We Trust

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    That race was rediculous. Bolt crushed everybody without even trying.
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    NBC sucks. Everyday they just continue to be more hated by me.
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    Usain Bolt could have had easily taken the world record to 9.59, he leaned back while setting a WR.

    Most impressive 100m WR ever. He is saving is "real" WR for a meeting so he can get those $$$ big time.
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  10. PhiSlammaJamma

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    They are being critical because he pulled up, but what they are forgetting is that his pulling up is what made it more dramatic. If he runs through it's not water cooler. It's a great feat. But it's not watercooler. Bolt definately cashed in when he pulled up. And I don't think he did it on purpose. He was just happy to win. Dude is fast. He's a story now. And he ought to be able to get the record later. I thought the annoucer added a lot of perspective, saying that Bolt just jogged his record time in the semifinals. Good stuff.
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