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What are your favorite events in the Olympics?

Asked by thebeadholder (872points) June 29th, 2008

I am a huge Olympics fan. Since the summer ones are coming to China, I had to ask you all what you thought. I love gymnastics, swimming, soccer, track and field and basketball.

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kapuerajam's avatar

hurdles ,long jump, pole vault, high jump.
(I like jumping)

jlm11f's avatar

i enjoy watching swimming, gymnastics and ice skating. can’t wait for it to start!!!!

eambos's avatar

Men’s rowing, sprints, swimming, sychronised diving (don’t ask me why) and gymnastics.

Rowing and swimming because I participate in those sports and the other three because they are fun to watch.

marinelife's avatar

Diving, gymnastics, swimming, track & field. I really like most of it except basketball, because I feel the U.S. NBA stars are ringers.

brownlemur's avatar

Cycling, track & field, diving.

beast's avatar

Ice skating is not in the summer olympics.

My favorites are track & field, basketball, and cycling.

jlm11f's avatar

@ beast – please re-read the question. what are your favorite events in the olympics?

beast's avatar

Yes, but he or she mentions the upcoming summer olympics in China. So I just assumed that’s what they were talking about.

Allie's avatar

You know what they say when you assume things..


jrpowell's avatar

edit :: decided to remove the personal attack.

Stocky's avatar

Was it necessary to point it out regardless? You just couldnt help yourself could you

thebeadholder's avatar

I did mention the summer Olympics but I did mean the Olympics in general. I kind of left it open to answer. So thank you, PnL. I enjoy ice skating, snowboarding, downhill and hockey during the winter.

marinelife's avatar

Oh boy, now I get to more. Figure skating, biathlon (such and odd combo!), cross-country skiing, ski jumping.

thebeadholder's avatar

Yes Marina, I love ski jumping also and moguls.

mtcnajjar's avatar

TUMBLING, if uve never heard of it check it out this summer or on youtube. And mens rowing as well

bluemukaki's avatar

I like the Kayaking, they often don’t show it but it’s really cool to watch.

shrubbery's avatar

Rowing rowing rowing!
Gymnastics is pretty fascinating
And yeah, the kayakings good too
Pole vaults exciting
and I enjoy a bit of long jump
Volleyball is alright
and I’ve got into sailing since the last Olympics but I’ll be looking out for it this year

bluemukaki's avatar

@shrubbery: Sailing will be good, provided you can see the boats through the sea of green algae!

Stocky's avatar

Damn it looks like someone built a floating golf course on the ocean, wow

OpryLeigh's avatar

Equestrian and gymnastics

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