Random Late Night Olympic AssociationsAugust 11, 2008 at 11:40 am | Posted in LIfe | 7 Comments
Tags: Cullen Jones, Garret Weber-Gale, Iggy Pop, Jason Lezak, men's 4X100 relay, Michael Phelps, Olympics
If you were watching the Olympics last night, I hope that you didn’t miss the men’s 4X100 relay race. The French team were favored and apparently talking smack about the American team. In the last length of the pool, Jason Lezak – in what seemed a miraculous comeback to me – squeaked out a gold medal victory for the United States. After holding my breath, I couldn’t help but scream. It was so exciting. As Michael Phelps has the possibility of winning a record 8 gold medals at these games, there was a lot of camera attention on him during the replays. Here is an example:
With his suit undone to his waist and his gigantic monster roar of joy, I immediately thought of Iggy Pop:
Even if I’m insane and the only one to make up that connection, Michael Phelps, Garret Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones, and Jason Lezak certainly have a Lust for Life and it shows. Congratulations! We’re all very proud of you!