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BMX's unpredictability makes it a predictable Olympic success? by Qray on Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:33 am
There's an article by Alyssa Roenigk over at ESPN Magazine which I've included near the end of this entry in which she states BMX's unpredictability makes it a predictable Olympic success.

I certainly hope so, but if the exposure NBC gave the sport is any indication, it won't be a success. 74 seconds of racing in a 5 minute block not in Prime Time doesn't foster success. That's it, kids. 74 seconds. That was it.

Granted, BMX isn't such a perennial favorite as diving, but compare the coverage of the two. They would discuss each diver before they climbed up the dive platform, they'd show the dive, show the dive again slow-motion, show still shots of the dive, show the dive in slow-motion again, cut to scoring and reaction shots of the diver, then talk about the diver some more.

Now the coverage for BMX. Cut to Costas saying "...and now we go to BMX. I'll be honest, I don't know anything about it. But it's exciting." Then they...

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HSC Result 2018 by sh5995sh on Fri May 25, 2018 2:15 am
HSC Result 2018 with marksheet will be available here.

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Kitten Dogs by L.L. on Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:08 am
The truth about the birds and the bees, is it is mostly an animal thing. Some may think that they are from a sad little room - but we, are all similar things. To lose weight, all I have...

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Kyary by L.L. on Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:40 am
I have been - listening, to a lot of sad things lately. My youtube account, is filled with childhood dreams. I have closed my options, with most of the Visual Kei stuff out there - but...

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Hello I am new by replicarolex on Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:14 pm
Hi all. I am jason and new to this forum. I hope we can be friends! I am interested in luxury replica watches and jewerly. I can answer any question about this .
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A Few Words about My Cat Chewie by Bmat on Wed May 11, 2016 8:01 pm
I had to have Chewie euthanized Monday, May 9, 2016. She was almost 14.

Chewie was rescued from some children who were throwing stones at her when she was only a week or so old. My son rescued her and...

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Re: conspiracy ravings by Itzimna by mithukarim0 on Sun May 01, 2016 9:03 pm
You can post more here http://www.blackhatforum.co

 
 
 
 
Re: RIP Bobby by Bmat on Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:22 am
I see it has been over a year since Bobby died. I still miss him. I miss his curling up in my arms whenever I picked him up.

What I don't miss is being afraid to put anything on the floor, or most other...

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RE: Me and my pillow pet. by who me on Sun May 26, 2013 3:07 pm
there is some thing on your head.

 
 
 
 
Re: conspiracy ravings by Itzimna by waytanblee on Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:09 am
OMG! That's why beer makes you drunk! Will be watching this one from behind the couch, Pim.

 
 
 
 
Re: You will be remembered, Marco. by who me on Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:07 pm
:cry:

 
 
 

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