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GUDDIGO
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8/6/12 8:53 A

Always.....swimming and track



TIG123GER
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8/6/12 8:08 A

I've tried to watch as many different events as possible and I am so awed by their ability. Playing water polo and treading water all that time. The trampoline gymnasts are amazing. The runners are so fast and toned. I have been watching them while I work out to remind me why I'm doing this.



ALPOPLUP
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8/6/12 8:03 A

proud



EOWYN2424
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8/6/12 7:46 A

I'm amazed that the gymnasts can do twists and turns in mid-air. They have to be incredibly fast to do that, especially on the floor!



SAE2012
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8/6/12 7:15 A

Absolutely!



SPACEBOT1
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8/6/12 7:00 A

They start on August 29th. Swimming's one of the biggest competitions at the Paralympics, keep watching! emoticon



JJSKM21
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8/6/12 5:29 A

Thats cool Spacebot, when do they come on?

I love watching the swimming olympics, it makes me go faster when I'm in the pool.



SPACEBOT1
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8/6/12 5:19 A

I am most looking forward to the Paralympics. I saw an interview with an archery competitor named Danielle Brown who, like me, is in pain every day. She doesn't always manage a full training session but she tries to do at least 10 minutes every day. I find that incredibly inspirational.



JANIEWWJD
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8/6/12 2:35 A

The Olympics are truly a great inspiration!!!



SH9719
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8/6/12 1:09 A

Just got off the exercyle while watching the Olympics. As much as I enjoy the Olympics every 2 years I am motivated by the dedication all of the athletes demonstrate. Just a fraction of that dedication will make this journey a lot easier.



 
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