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Subject:  Women's shot put Date:  8/18/2004  2:35 PM
Author:  moonvine Number:  302 of 1748

I haven't posted much as I have been watching the games, but I'm very moved by the shot put at ancient Olympia. I think this is one of my new favorite sports. I stayed up last night and watched the whole qualifying. (I've been much more pleased with MSNBC's and Bravo's coverage than NBC's, as they tend to skip around much less). It was great to see athletes that look like me, with hips, chests, and big powerful legs, instead of tiny elfin girls like the gymnasts. I think if someone had told me when I was a young girl that it was ok for a woman to look like that my whole life might have been different. I hope some young girls were watching. Then of course there was also the fact that they were indeed competing at ancient Olympia, which was in itself pretty amazing.

Anyway back to my TV, I have lots more to watch:)
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