Remember a couple of years back when Dikembe almost went ballistic during a game because of a fan called him a monkey during a game? This was around the time Antonio Davis went into the stands–aiding of his wife and also around the time Ron Artest did his thing in Detroit. The media was quick to criticize Dik because of his response and the fan, Hooman Hamzehloui, somehow escaped mass scrutiny. Our friend Delinda Lombardo of Athlebrities recently became incensed after reading a Hooman marketing piece written by Mike Bianchi–posted in the Orlando Sentinel–and responded on her site.
Dude was so quick he raised his hands in celebration twenty meters from the finish, coasted to the win and still set the world record. If you haven’t heard of Bolt, who easily broke his own record, you aren’t alone.
Bolt was a 400 m runner previously and looked to run the 100 to avoid the rigors of 400 m training.
At 6’5″ the sinewy Jamaican uses long strides–compensating for average starts because of his length.
Did this against Greece, so let’s do it again. Spain is supposed to be the main roadblock in USA’s quest to win the gold. They boast Pau Gasol, Jose Calderon and Ricky Rubio–the 17 year old wunderkind. This is not a medal round contest but we’ll see…