THE DULLUM FILE Gabby Douglas
This evening on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas.... Posted on 12/5/12 at 7:43 AM
GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD BUSINESS "Don't Worry, I Got You."
By Denise Hellekson, The Village Business Institute
I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics more this year than I have in the past. Maybe it was because I had a greater need to see the positivity, pas... Posted on 8/21/12 at 2:53 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events.
Then came my surprise... Posted on 8/19/12 at 11:01 PM
THE NEW FORTY Airport Olympics
I was walking about the Atlanta Airport yesterday and it hit me that there should be airport Olympic games. There are some seriously gifted athletes performing at Olympic standards in airports around ... Posted on 8/13/12 at 8:27 PM
Brady Clark didn’t become an elite-level curler until after he spent his first 21 years living in Grand Forks. Yet, the skip of the Washington men’s team competing in the Olympic Trials, being held this week at Scheels Arena, credits his roots in the sport for his recent successes.
Every gold medal won by the U.S. in hockey — in the Olympic Games or the World Junior — has had at least one player, coach or father of a future gold medalist from UND connected to it. And this year, UND rookie Rocco Grimaldi is skating for the U.S., a good omen indeed.
Think of the response by our American athletes if Obama's words had been spoken to them; as if their individual hard work had not made a difference, somehow implying that everyone’s efforts are about the same.
When Olympic athletes raise their arms above their shoulders after a victory, we might think they are quite proud of themselves. But the emotion felt by the athletes at that moment may not be pride but triumph, according to a recent body language study of competitive athletes.
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