May 20, 2024

Olympic Ecstasy

It was widely known coming into the Winter Olympics that Olympic village would be locked and loaded with 10,000 condoms for the athletes to use at their leisure. Well, unfortunately 10,000 weren’t enough because the amount didn’t last the full two weeks and another shipment had to be requested. When you break that down it means roughly 14 condoms per athlete were used and based on the looks of some of the athletes I don’t think they are all joining in on the fun. I’m sure a decent amount of condoms are being taken home for souvenirs, but it seems the stigma attached to all the partying that goes down at Olympic Village is very true. I wonder how many condoms our favorite American female downhill skier (seen above in zebra print) has used over the last two weeks?

Ohno Makes American Olympic History

Apolo Anton Ohno won his seventh Winter Olympic medal yesterday on the short track 1000m. Ohno wasn’t looking good with three laps to go considering he was in last place, but as usual he made a big push and captured third place for a bronze medal. Apolo is now being referred to as America’s most decorated athlete ever of the Winter Games because his seventh medal broke a tie with speed skater Bonnie Blair. We should point out Blair captured five golds over her career and to date Ohno has two. Ohno can add to his illustrious Olympic career because he still has two more events to go with the 500m and 5000m relay.

Controversy Going into the Olympics

I am sure you have been biting your nails while looking at the calendar with impatience because you just can’t wait for the 2010 Winter Olympics start. So since you are such a pair ice dancing maniac you probably already have heard about what happened at the European Skating Championships with the Olympic favorites.

Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin who are considered the ultimate favorites to win gold this year wowed the crowd with a routine to remember. They swished and sashayed their way into the lead with an opening skate that was supposively very offensive to Aborigines. The performance is generating a lot of anger in Australia and the aboriginal elder Sol Bellear even called the dance “very offensive.” There were no concerns issued from judges or spectators, but the aborginal people in Australia feel exploited. So the controversy burns on, but the bigger controversy is in relation to Maxim’s costume. Can someone tell me what the heck is on this guys head? What tree or bush is he portraying to be? Yikes!

Wow, I just cant wait to watch the Winter Olympics.