Let the games begin! Celebrate the world's greatest sporting event right here...
Hummmm we attended the Mountain Biking at Hadleigh Park last Sunday.. we hadn't thought about blogging this but it seems such a momentous occasion maybe we'll add one on and increase the Travelblog community event attendance to 19!
Watch this space!
Mountain Biking, now that would be a relaxed place to watch an Olympic Sport. I don't think we've had any athletics yet - which would give us 20. I'm sure somebody must have seen the marathon!
PS: Yes, we have had athletics!
[Edited: 2012 Aug 17 13:50 - The Travel Camel:11053 ]
- this blog details Kylie C
seeing the final rehearsal for the Opening, Gymnastics (not a sport but still worth mentioning), Fencing, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Athletics, Weightlifting, Taekwando, Boxing and Volleyball.
This adds another five sports, which should take our tally to 24, but I think I'll double counted somewhere and we are only 23 - this is because of the 36 sports, there are 13 not reported. These are: Archery, Badminton, Canoe-Sprint, Cycling-Track, Gymnastics-Rhythmic, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Synchronised Swimming, Trampoline and Wrestling.
This is more than we had in Beijing. I attended 12 sports and the Opening, but there weren't as many Travelblog members blogging at those Games - I do recall someone else attending Beach Volleyball and Basketball, but not much else. Tickets (and visas) were very hard to obtain due to hundreds of millions of people who put in ticket requests.
During the Olympic Games I went to visit East London & Stratford where the Olympic Park reside and enjoyed the culture and sport competitions. i Started with two famous museums and then went towards Victoria Park where there was a big happening and festival with huge t.v. screens displaying all day by day the olympics activities. it was so much fun. i got it all planed before i went there. <snip>
I cant went for the next Olympics!
[Edited: 2012 Aug 23 05:19 - Rat on the Road:23681 - URL removed]
Looks as if we have a blogger who has attended the Paralympics too!
Double Olympic champion Valerie Adams after receiving her shotput gold medal at a ceremony in Auckland (NZ) on 19 September.