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1monster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-28-04 07:40 PM
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28. I have been disgusted by most of the medal winners for the last several
Olympics. And the judges, and the audiences, and the Olympic Committee itself. They have forgotten what the Olympics are supposed to be about. Winning the Gold has become not just everything, but the only thing.

The most outstanding medal winner in my memory was figure skater, Paul Wylie. He took Silver in the Men's Figure Skating and was so elated that his face was a beacon of joy.

Would that more contenders could take that attitude toward the Olympics. Don't they realize that it is an incredible honor just to attend as a competitor????
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