Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA

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Re: Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA

Unread postby KirkB » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:47 pm

Yes! I agree with you on all your points made, PV-ATL!

I only learned yesterday that he spent some time training in Italy - with Petrov.

And Da Silva was one of the few vaulters that was *not* stalling out last night.

To be honest, I didn't notice that he was particularly fast - but he sure was fast enough to clear 6.03 with lots to spare, and to land well into the pit!

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Re: Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA

Unread postby hardflex » Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:26 am

Just watched the Women's final, great jumping ! Congrats to the medal winners. I thought all the Women jumped well except Suhr who was ill. Fine Competition.

I fear we are about to lose a lot of the old school Women. Isinbeyava, Boyd, Suhr, Sylva, Strutz, Murer. I'm hoping they'll compete in the last few summer meets in Europe and give us a last look at greatness.

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Re: Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 2:07 am

Isinbayeva has officially announced her retirement. Rick Suhr stated a week or two ago that Jenn was going to go for another Olympic cycle.

Haven't heard anything for sure about the rest. Boyd has had the season of her life, seems like she'd probably go at least another year.

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