Posts tagged "gold medal"

Frisky Q&A: Rower Esther Lofgren Talks About Winning Gold At The London Olympics

The first thing you notice about gold medal winning Olympic rower Esther Lofgren is her smile. The next thing you notice is her height -- at 6'2" Esther towers over nearly everyone she meets, but she's warm and will happily stoop to accomodate those around her. The Harvard grad took home the gold during the…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 14, 2012

Ryan Lochte Gets All “Jeah” In Your Face

Gold medal Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is kind of the Brody Jenner of the sport. Which is to say, he's a total bro, right down to his hella ugly American flag grill, and ubiquitous use of the made up word, "Jeah." In this helpful video, Lochte explains all the many uses of "Jeah," and cement…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

The Philosophical Twitter Ramblings Of Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Are Amazing

Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist. He's also an inveterate Twitter user/abuser. And man, does he ramble some strange shit. His Twitter paints him as the Olympics' very own Brody Jenner. A bro of extreme magnitude whose love of Mountain Dew and the word "Jeah" (which signifies everything from "my taxes are astronomical" to…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

Monday Menage: Foursomes At The Olympics

This Monday, we’re upin’ our usual threesome to a foursome! To whom do we bestow this honor? Two American teams that each won the 4 x 400 races in their sports -- the men's swimming team and the men's track team. These eight athletes aren’t afraid to go for the gold -- they came out…

By: Simcha / August 25, 2008