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In the spirit of the Olympics, let me be the first from my country to say go team USA.
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In the spirit of the Olympics, let me be the first from my country to say go team USA.

Sorry America there will be no miracle on ice this time. USA will not win hockey gold, sadly though I think our other arch rival Russia will beat Canada in the Gold Medal Final. :( Oh well Go Canada go, & no I will not say that stupid Pepsi cheer, "eh oh Canada go!" :rolleyes:

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In the spirit of the Olympics, let me be the first from my country to say go team USA.

Sorry America there will be no miracle on ice this time. USA will not win hockey gold, sadly though I think our other arch rival Russia will beat Canada in the Gold Medal Final. :( Oh well Go Canada go, & no I will not say that stupid Pepsi cheer, "eh oh Canada go!" :rolleyes:



Home Ice advantage, that ain't fair.
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I say Go Dutchies, sweep the medals at speed skating and see if we can get the 100th gold medal in Dutch Olympic History.
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Well firstly I hope that all tube runners (bob, sleigh, skeleton) will safely finish their competition.
Of course I say go Slovenia! Show them all that we are a sport nation!

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I say Go Dutchies, sweep the medals at speed skating and see if we can get the 100th gold medal in Dutch Olympic History.

I think our short track speed skating team has something to say about that. The Dutch go empty handed this time around leading to riots in Amsterdam. :P

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I say Go Dutchies, sweep the medals at speed skating and see if we can get the 100th gold medal in Dutch Olympic History.

I think our short track speed skating team has something to say about that. The Dutch go empty handed this time around leading to riots in Amsterdam. :P


Speed skating != short track... Hmmm... last time the winter Olympics were in Canada, somebody from The Netherlands went home with 3 gold medals. All I'm saying is keep an eye on Sven and the others ;)
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I say Go Dutchies, sweep the medals at speed skating and see if we can get the 100th gold medal in Dutch Olympic History.

I think our short track speed skating team has something to say about that. The Dutch go empty handed this time around leading to riots in Amsterdam. :P


Speed skating != short track... Hmmm... last time the winter Olympics were in Canada, somebody from The Netherlands went home with 3 gold medals. All I'm saying is keep an eye on Sven and the others ;)


I think we have somebody named Apolo?
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Let the games begin.

I had hoped for a medal in normal hill, ski jumping today, but the Norwegians underperformed somewhat i think.

Now we have to rely on Bøkko at 5000m speed skating, but i guess Sven Kramer will take it home to The Netherlands.

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Let the games begin.

I had hoped for a medal in normal hill, ski jumping today, but the Norwegians underperformed somewhat i think.

Now we have to rely on Bøkko at 5000m speed skating, but i guess Sven Kramer will take it home to The Netherlands.

Enjoy!

[fierce patriotism]Boy I can't wait for Norway to get a whopping in hockey in the next few days. It's a mere question of the score: 16-0 12-0, 8-0, 6-1? Humm choke Norway choke. :lol: [/fierce patriotism]

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Let the games begin.

I had hoped for a medal in normal hill, ski jumping today, but the Norwegians underperformed somewhat i think.

Now we have to rely on Bøkko at 5000m speed skating, but i guess Sven Kramer will take it home to The Netherlands.

Enjoy!

[fierce patriotism]Boy I can't wait for Norway to get a whopping in hockey in the next few days. It's a mere question of the score: 16-0 12-0, 8-0, 6-1? Humm choke Norway choke. :lol: [/fierce patriotism]



I haven't watched hockey since the last Olympics, but now I am getting excited.

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Now we have to rely on Bøkko at 5000m speed skating, but i guess Sven Kramer will take it home to The Netherlands.


He certainly did.
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Let the games begin.

I had hoped for a medal in normal hill, ski jumping today, but the Norwegians underperformed somewhat i think.

Now we have to rely on Bøkko at 5000m speed skating, but i guess Sven Kramer will take it home to The Netherlands.

Enjoy!

[fierce patriotism]Boy I can't wait for Norway to get a whopping in hockey in the next few days. It's a mere question of the score: 16-0 12-0, 8-0, 6-1? Humm choke Norway choke. :lol: [/fierce patriotism]



I haven't watched hockey since the last Olympics, but now I am getting excited.

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It's going to be good because there's controversy for the next games in Russia. Apparently the NHL owners are trying to keep the professionals from going to the next olympic games. And if the power house countries can't send their best then a team like Switzerland could take the next hockey gold.

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Kramer took it. Well see if Bøkko can give him some competition in the next couple of races.

When it comes to Hockey i would guess Canada to win by 4-5 goals. When we last met in the World Cup Canada won 8-2, but as i remember at one point it was 2-2.

Today was another not so good day for the Norwegians. Silver in Biathlon 10 km by Hegle, but Nordic Combined was terrible.

Looking forward to the Norway - Canada in Hockey and Curling.
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Today was another not so good day for the Norwegians. Silver in Biathlon 10 km by Hegle, but Nordic Combined was terrible.



Finally, USA gets on the podium for the Nordic Combine. It has only been 80+ years.

Canada & US both have something to happy about with Mogul Freestyle. Been enjoying it so far on my end.

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