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Cosmiccragsman

Trad climber
AKA Dwain, from Apple Valley, Ca. and Vegas!
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:05pm PT
^^^^
Better than that.
Last Qual Run Sean got a score of 98.50
John M

climber
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:06pm PT
I would like to see the second place guys high scoring run next to Shaun's last run.
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:08pm PT
Not figure skating,
what else is on?
zBrown

Ice climber
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:09pm PT
Hirano was majorly impressive tooo
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
Sands Motel , Las Vegas
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:46pm PT
I want to see the Tongan womens topless hockey team play the men and give em a high stick...
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Feb 13, 2018 - 07:46pm PT
^^^
LOL,
Kevin how many goals ya gunna spot the ladies to make it fair? ;)

That said; I do think men and women could compete equally in curling and darts. :)
RURP_Belay

Big Wall climber
Bitter end of a bad anchor
Feb 13, 2018 - 08:05pm PT
HOLY SHAUN WHITE HEAVY SHOW-DOWN!!!

http://www.espn.com/olympics/winter18/story/_/id/22426877/shaun-white-wins-gold-men-halfpipe-final-pyeongchang-olympics
splitclimber

climber
Sonoma County
Feb 13, 2018 - 08:44pm PT
Hell yeah Shaun! A USA snowboard sweep

edit- actually we have slalom and snowboard cross still to come.
Fritz

Social climber
Choss Creek, ID
Feb 13, 2018 - 08:54pm PT
Re The Warbler's post!

Iíd like to see the menís hockey teams play the womenís - I think itís sexist to segregate them


If the Warbler can find any friends, who can play hockey, I'd like to see him & them play a Minnesota high school, girls hockey team.
John Mac

Trad climber
Breckenridge, CO
Feb 14, 2018 - 05:37am PT
Great to see the "Flying Tomato" at his best again! What a run.
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Feb 14, 2018 - 06:25am PT
USA Men's Hockey loses 1st game to Slovenia 3-2 in OT.
Largo

Sport climber
The Big Wide Open Face
Feb 14, 2018 - 11:22am PT
White is a beast. Crazy the altitude these guys get outta the pipe. And all the gyrations they pull in mid air. Sticking the landing seems unlikely. Hirano crushed as well. He's the future, like Choy.
BruceHildenbrand

Social climber
Mountain View/Boulder
Feb 14, 2018 - 11:26am PT
What was the most memorable thing about Shaun White's performance last night was that it seems hip with the current generation that you, at least outwardly, have to have this persona that you don't really care about what happens. It was clear from his post-event emotions that he really(really) did care about what happened. Nice to see his true emotions.
aldude

climber
Monument Manor
Feb 14, 2018 - 12:51pm PT
The crying tomato...
Nice run ***
dirtbag

climber
Feb 14, 2018 - 04:46pm PT
Gud one!


(Reuters) - A group of North Korean cheerleaders were briefly wowed by the apparent, sudden arrival of their leader, Kim Jong Un, at a Winter Olympics ice hockey game on Wednesday.

Some cheerleaders giggled then immediately averted their gaze as the impersonator, who later only identified himself as Howard, smiled and waved to crowds who came to watch a unified Korean team play Japan at the Pyeongchang Games.

"They are playing a good game, they scored one goal. As a president, it's all I can ask for," Howard told Reuters, shortly after plain-clothed officials from South Korea's National Counter-terrorism Centre moved him away from the cheerleaders, who he said had been doing a very good job.


https://www.google.com/amp/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1FY1ID



John M

climber
Feb 14, 2018 - 07:09pm PT
whats up with the announcing during the mens downhill? Its almost making the race boring. Anyone else feel this way?

Edit: changed over to women's hockey.. USA vs Canada

I haven't had a TV for many years. When did the hockey goalie's shin pads get so large?

Edit; The women have gotten way better. Wow.. fun to watch.
BruceHildenbrand

Social climber
Mountain View/Boulder
Feb 14, 2018 - 07:51pm PT
I don't know if it's the announcing. Yes, Bodie Miller is more about the technical aspects than a cheerleader for the racers. Time trial events are difficult in that the winner might have been the 3rd skier down and then everything else is just a anticlimactic.

Ski racing is trying to experiment with a two-race downhill format much like they use in slalom and giant slalom where the fastest skiers in run one go in reverse order. You don't know the winner until the last skier has finished their second run.
John M

climber
Feb 14, 2018 - 08:13pm PT
I think it was that there was too much background information while the racer was actually on course. Instead of focusing on the race happening right then. Plus the racers were taking off right as the previous racer was finishing, so there was no build up. I want the background between racers, then concentrate on the race as it is happening. but with no time between racers and it being shown live with no time delay, the announcers can't do that.

I'm not sure what the solution is, but two races would help with the build up and the drama.

But wow.. they sure do fly.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Feb 14, 2018 - 08:18pm PT
But no Egyptians? A pity.
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
Sands Motel , Las Vegas
Feb 14, 2018 - 08:43pm PT
They're missing the boat by not having a mass start format for the downhill event.... Egyptians be damned...
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