If EVER did an American stereotype exist in ANY olympics, it was this year.
The world thinks of us as arrogant, self absorbed and a little over confident. I'd have to say that this year, we proved the world right with our representation in the winter olympics. We have the teamate in speed skating not participating in a team event so he can focus on his own goals. (side note, props to him for winning a white dominated event. Its only a matter of time now that whites start losing all over the place in speed skating remember boxing and nba? at least we'll always have male figure skating?) And then complains about not getting a handshake when he won his event from the guy he abandoned.
A snowboard cross participant that decides to do an aggressive trick at the end of the race biffs and instead of getting gold gets silver.
And Bode who can be quoted as ''rocking torino'' must have been speaking of his nightlife than his performance on the slopes. Nike might want to rethink their picks for endorsement. Stick with your original plan and back Ohno. His Zen attitude not only won him an undisputed gold, it was also one of the only moments someone manned up, worked hard, took themselves seriously and went out to ''Just Do It''
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