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    Smile Phelps Gold

    Phelps blows away the field in his first try for gold in China. If our
    people do a super job does this make the USA feel better it self?
    Is this what this country needs to get on the to recovery.



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by FLYBOY1979 View Post
    Phelps blows away the field in his first try for gold in China. If our
    people do a super job does this make the USA feel better it self?
    Is this what this country needs to get on the to recovery.
    What event was it?


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by FLYBOY1979 View Post
    Phelps blows away the field in his first try for gold in China. If our
    people do a super job does this make the USA feel better it self?
    Is this what this country needs to get on the to recovery.
    What exactly are we recovering from? I know there are some problems going on, just wondered what specifically you mean...


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    400 IM I believe



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by htownclone View Post
    What exactly are we recovering from? I know there are some problems going on, just wondered what specifically you mean...
    I'm guessing he means it may help us feel better after all the talk about the lackluster economy and faltering US Dollar.

    We can do some worldly trash-talking.



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    What event was it?
    400 medley


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by FLYBOY1979 View Post
    Phelps blows away the field in his first try for gold in China. If our
    people do a super job does this make the USA feel better it self?
    Is this what this country needs to get on the to recovery.
    I don't know about you, but I don't feel bad about the USA. I don't want to get this thread moved to Politics, so I'll just say that the day I feel bad about being an American is the day I move to another country. And that will never happen.



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    It amazes me that Michael Phelps races against Olympic caliber swimmers and makes them look like they don't even belong there. Total domination in a race that Phelps "doesn't really like." Unbelievable.


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    He also smashed the world record.


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Dude is money.



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    A woman's race that just finished had both 1st and 2nd place swimmers come in ahead of the world record. How much would that suck to beat the world record and come in 2nd in the same race? This pool is on 'roids. Could be a real fun Olympics to watch from the swimming perspective!


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by tube1 View Post
    A woman's race that just finished had both 1st and 2nd place swimmers come in ahead of the world record. How much would that suck to beat the world record and come in 2nd in the same race? This pool is on 'roids. Could be a real fun Olympics to watch from the swimming perspective!
    That was a pretty unreal race. Those ladies are ripped...


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by tube1 View Post
    A woman's race that just finished had both 1st and 2nd place swimmers come in ahead of the world record. How much would that suck to beat the world record and come in 2nd in the same race? This pool is on 'roids. Could be a real fun Olympics to watch from the swimming perspective!
    Well, either that or they accidently built the pool a few meters too short and didn't tell anybody...


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    Re: Phelps Gold

    I wouldn't say the pool is on roids. There is such a thing as a "fast pool", but the bigger issue are the suits that are being worn. If anything is on roids, it is the suits which NASA helped design with the help of Rick Sharp (works at ISU).

    All this said, Phelps is going to blow this thing away. He clearly knew that he didn't have to prepare as much for the trials, so he could focus his energies on this week. From hear, his two biggest races left are the 100 Fly, and making sure the US doesn't get DQ'd in the relays.



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    Re: Phelps Gold

    Here is the Rags article about how the ISU prof. Rick Sharp helped to design the new swimsuit.

    Olympics: ISU professor makes splash with LZR Racer | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register



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