Aug 07 2012

Olympians Respond to Critics

Serena Williams' Crip Walk Dance Criticized As Inappropriate (VIDEO). Huffington Post 

Serena Williams was so overjoyed after defeating Maria Sharapova in the Olympic singles and winning the gold that she broke into a Crip Walk dance. "It was just me. I love to dance," Williams told reporters who inquired about her Crip Walk. "I didn't know what else to do. I was so happy, and next thing I know I started dancing and moving. I didn't plan it. It just happened."

Gabby Douglas Hair: Olympian's Mom, Natalie Hawkins, Responds To Daughter's Hair Critics. Huffington Post 

“How ignorant is it of people to comment on her hair and she still has more competitions to go. Are you trying to ruin her self confidence?," Hawkins told Fashionista.com. "She has to go out there and feel good about herself, and if she feels good about herself on that floor, who are you to criticize her? What have you done to help contribute to her dream, that you felt it necessary to put it out there so that she could see it.”

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Aug 06 2012

The real meaning of the Olympics

There have been some great stories that have come out of this year's Olympics. Here are just some of the highlights from this weekend:

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius of South Africa reaches qualifying round in the 400m

Swimmer Missy Franklin forgoes prize money and endorsements to remain eligible to compete in college

Olympians that didn't win, but still obtain glory in showing up

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Aug 06 2012

NASCAR Fan Killed By Lightning

Michael McDowell talks about fan killed by lightning.

NASCAR fan killed by lightning identified. USA Today

A 41-year-old man was killed and another fan was in critical condition after multiple lightning strikes occurred after a NASCAR Sprint Cup race was cut short by thunderstorms Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

6 Tips and Myths About Lightning. ABC News 

As the summer's crazy weather brought another weekend of deadly lightning strikes, this time at a Pennsylvania auto racing event, Americans are reminded of the myths surrounding the dramatic and dangerous spectacle of Mother Nature as well as tips to keep safe.

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