September 14, 2008

if i had a choice, i don’t know if i would’ve preferred the internationally televised 2008 olympics that had michael phelps, nastia liukin, and the redeem team

Posted in deportes, hero at 11:02 pm by squishy

That’s a mouthful of a title. Longest title thus far!

On a more serious note, why these athletes weren’t featured in Visa commercials with Morgan Freeman narrations is beyond me.

Brazil's Severino Silva (#8) defends against Spain's Jose Lopez (#7) who tries to connect on a shot in front of Brazilian goalkeeper Fabio Vasconcelos Ribeiro (L) in their men's 5-a-side football match during the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games on September 9, 2008 at the Olympic Green hockey field in Beijing. Brazil defeated Spain 1-0 in a sport where each team fields four blind players and one sighted or visually impaired goalkeeper. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Melissa Stockwell, right, of the United States, chats with coach Jimi Flowers during a U.S. team training session for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, at the National Aquatics Center, known as the Water Cube, in Beijing Friday Sept. 5, 2008. Stockwell is one of two U.S. veterans competing in Beijing who were injured in Iraq. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

Oscar Pistorius (R) of South Africa, Jerome Singleton (C) of the United States, and Christoph Bausch (L) of Switzerland compete in the Men's 100m T44 Final Athletics event at the National Stadium during day three of the 2008 Paralympic Games on September 9, 2008 in Beijing. (China Photos/Getty Images)

Yunidis Castillo of Cuba (C) wins gold in the final of the womens's 100m T46 race from Elena Chistilina (R) and Nikol Rodomakina (L) of Russia during the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games on September 10, 2008. (PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Athletes test their tricycles through a tunnel at the Olympic National Stadium, known as the 'Bird's Nest', ahead of the Paralympic Games in Beijing Wednesday, Sept 3, 2008. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

And there are tons more… all via Boston.com.

Also more at SI.com.

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