Baltimore legend

He's the greatest racer who ever walked the planet. Mark Spitz, on Michael Phelps winning his 7th gold medal, 16 August 2008 I grew up during a time when no Olympic athlete had ever won more than nine gold medals during his or her career. Yes, I had heard about a famous jumper called Ray … Continue reading Baltimore legend

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The heirs of Robin Hood

On the day of the Opening Ceremony South Korean archer Kim Woo-jin set a new world record for the men's recurve. 700 points out of 72 shots. Not a single shot was worse than 9 points, most of them were clear 10's. It was the first world record of the Games. And the Games hadn't … Continue reading The heirs of Robin Hood