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Follow-Up II: Olympic trials or tragedies?

And yet again, there have been plenty of interesting events:

  1. Aregawi was indeed not nominated for the Olympics. The reasoning for this is vague, but seems to be largely based in doubts as to her form or some other factor*.
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2016 Olympic Trials Part 2: Martha's a Little Teapot

And we’re back. It’s the final night of Olympic Trials, and in just a few short hours, Biles, Douglas, Raisman, Hernandez, and Kocian I mean, five definitely-not-already-decided athletes will learn that they have made the Olympic team. 3,711 more words

Simone Biles And Peasants

It’s A Good Week To Be In Your 40s

Being a part of the medical team for the Olympic Trials has its perks. Some pretty cool SWAG, great camaraderie with other like minded professionals, and maybe even a few post-shift libations. 388 more words

2016 Olympic Trials Part 1: The Night of Uber Important Water Cups

The competition may be over, but NBC’s coverage is forever. Chilling. The hard truths.

As I wallowed in the stands in San Jose, painfully cut off from the sage judgment of Trautwig and his merry band of colored shapes, I felt lost, bereft, confused. 3,235 more words

Meet Recap

Olympic track and field trials recap: Maine edition

Maine was well-represented at the US Olympic Track and Field trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. While no Maine native booked their ticket to Rio, there were several outstanding performances from athletes from the Pine Tree state. 922 more words

Track And Field

Follow-Up: Olympic trials or tragedies?

It is almost a shame that I did not wait a few days to write my last post, with a number of interesting events occurring in the mean time, relating directly or indirectly to my post: 289 more words