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Old 02-12-2006, 05:20 PM   #1
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Is she a choke???

Kwan bows out of the Olympics due to injury.

The question is this:

Is Michelle Quan a choke?

I say yes! Even though she is many times a champ, she had never managed a gold in the Olympics. Isn't that where you are supposed to step up and punk the competition? The biggest stage in the world and she manages only to get a silver. I think she is a choke job...what do yo all think!??!?!?!
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Old 02-12-2006, 05:40 PM   #2
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I agree, she is also too old for the compition of the sport and shouldn't have taken a spot from somebody else.
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Old 02-12-2006, 05:45 PM   #3
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i think she needs a nose job ,never should have accepted that spot on the team she was hurt/ is hurt/ and knew it... Emily Hughes will now go.. when they open the airports here in NY
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I agree. I saw that "I listen to my body" interview yesterday and thought this woman is not going to compete with an attitude like that.

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Old 02-12-2006, 06:18 PM   #5
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NO WAY! YOU DON'T WORK THAT HARD, PUT YOUR NAME ON THE LINE AND QUIT! I'm thinking she may not have been a 100% from the get go.
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Old 02-12-2006, 06:22 PM   #6
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All I know is I'd like to help her with that groin injury.
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Old 02-12-2006, 06:33 PM   #7
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Quote:
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All I know is I'd like to help her with that groin injury.
What would you call that injury?? "Hunan Snapper"?
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Old 02-12-2006, 10:33 PM   #8
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At least she had the courage to bow out and let the alternate have a shot, instead of stinkin' up the place with half assed attempts.

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Old 02-13-2006, 01:04 AM   #9
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Well I'm going to play devil's advocate here and say I can't believe some of the crap I'm reading. Kwan was injured before she even left for Italy. The only reason she went in the first place was because NBC needed her to go to help boost their ratings for these Olympics (Kwan's Last Gasp For a Gold) and help them recoop some of their $700,000,000 investment which they are going to take a bath on.

Then when she is honest enough to withdraw from the competition and refuses NBC's lucrative offer for her to stay and do commentary she's accused of being a choke in her past competitions.

I lost some respect for her for even going in the first place knowing she wasn't 100%, it would have been sadder for her to compete knowing she would lose, and not give the alternate a chance. At least she had the guts to withdraw.

I can only hope some of this indignation rears it's ugly head the next time one of your favorite football, baseball or basketball player sits out a game with a sore ankle and your team loses, or someone misses an open shot with 2.6 seconds to play and your team loses.

If you shout CHOKE loud then, you'll at least be consistent.

I'm outta here!!
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Old 02-13-2006, 07:06 AM   #10
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I'm not talking about this Olympics. But given the fact that she left due to injury basically dictates that she will never get another shot at Olympic gold. Given the fact that she had 2 prior appereances and never won the gol you would then draw the conclusion that she can't win the big one when she is100% healthy...

BIG STAGE, BIG PRESSURE...NO GOLD!!

CHOKE!

JUST MY $0.02 :biggrin:
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