So do any of you watch the Winter Olympics? They begin in a few hours. I can't wait for the hard core Curling event. LOL. What's your favorite event? Seems like some US athletes will be banned from competing.
My company is supplying all the wireless broadcasting gear for the winter olympics under NBC. So if you see some glitches or audio issues on NBC's coverage its my company f---ing up. I didn't get to go over there. I really wanted to but I'm to new. My workplace is empty. Everyone is over there in Turino. Hopefully I get to go to China in 2008 for the Summer olympics.
"A child does not learn to squat from the top down -- in other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and makes the conscious decision to stand." - Gray Cook
I always watch the Snowaboarding and Skiing events. Shaun White and Danny Kass got Gold and Silver respectively in the Halfpipe and two U.S. Women snowboarders got Gold and Silver in the Halfpipe. I don't really like skiing but it's amazing to me how fast they go on the downhill course. The favored U.S. woman to win gold in the downhill supposedly wiped out pretty bad today and had to get rushed to the hospital.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The winter Olympics proved no match for television's gold medal winner, American Idol.
Fox's phenomenally successful contest crushed the Olympics in head-to-head competition on Tuesday night, 27 million viewers to 16.1 million, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The Olympics recovered a bit after Idol went off the air, but its overall audience of 18.6 million was the least-watched winter Olympics telecast since Nagano's closing ceremonies in 1998, Nielsen said.
Since its opening on Friday, the Turin