Rio 2016

  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Twelve: Much needed rest

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    After three days of getting up early, I got to sleep in Tuesday. And it felt nice.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Thirteen: What a mess

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Wednesday was quite the interesting day. I learned how to write a sailing story and watched Brazil finally look like the team everyone thought they were.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Fourteen: En garde

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Thursday was an interesting day. I ended up getting a fencing story together despite issues getting into the mixed zone. And I learned that cycling track is one heck of a sport.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Fifteen: The ups and downs

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Well, Friday wasn’t a great day with soccer bowing out and U.S. men’s basketball struggling against Serbia. But a new type of hot dog helped even the day out.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Sixteen: More struggles

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Saturday presented another long day and more challenges and a guy who never showed up to do interviews. Fun.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Seventeen: A wild medal story appears

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    After eight days of competition, I finally got to tell a medal story. Weightlifter Sarah Robles became the first U.S. women to take a medal in the competition since 2000.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Eighteen: Diving off the deep end

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    On Monday I ventured out to the diving stadium. What I got was wind, cold, divers struggling to adjust to the weather and a 700-word recap.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Nineteen: Taking it easy

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Tuesday ended up being a pretty light day. After the past couple of weeks we’ve had, that’s fine by me.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Twenty: History is made

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Wednesday was a light day, but it certainly wasn’t light on excitement or history.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Twenty-one: Visiting the ‘mega store’

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    I had almost nothing to do on Thursday which made it the perfect time to shop at the mega store in the park. Remember folks: don’t judge a book by its cover.

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  • Rio Olympics Blog — Day Twenty-two: The end is near

    Last Updated: April 18, 2017

    Only two days of competition remain in the Rio Olympics. The end is very near.

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