Daily Archives: "July 19, 2007"

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Man vs. Wild: From the Jungle to the Ocean

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Jaqueline Mourao of Brazil competes in the women’s cross country mountain bike final at Outeiro Hill on July 14, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I cannot watch any TV while I...

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Getting to the Venue

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

Harry How/Getty Images Here I am setting up one of the remote cameras. I was greeted by no other person than the “20 minute lady” at the media bus stop, as I rolled my 60lb...

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Vladimir Rys/Getty Images BERLIN – JULY 12: Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton and German top model Eva Padberg attend the Hugo Boss fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2008 held at Brandenburg...

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Volleyball or Fashion Week?

July 19, 2007 | 0 Comments

Vladimir Rys/Getty Images BERLIN – JULY 12: A general view of the center court is seen during the Smart Grand Slam Swatch FIVB World Tour match at the Berlin Central Station street court, on July...

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Let the Games Begin!

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

  Donald Miralle/Getty Images I still had that “uncooked” feeling this morning when the alarm went off at 6 AM. But today was day one of the greatest multi-sport event in the Americas – the...

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Hurry Up and Wait

July 19, 2007 | 3 Comments

Streeter and me on the field before the Ceremony began. Streeter in his garage-man suit and Harry had to wear all black. “20 minutes” – that is how long transportation said we had to wait...

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In Rio and Ready to Shoot

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

Donald Miralle/Getty Images Here I am waiting for the official fun to start. Well, it’s official! I’m here – Rio that is, the only bad thing is that I don’t have any of my clothes....

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The Opening Ceremony

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

Here I am before the ceremony begins. After a mind-numbing 5 hour flight from San Diego to NY, a 6 hour layover in JFK, a 10 hour flight to Sao Poalo, and a 24 hour...

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Opening Ceremonies

July 19, 2007 | 0 Comments

So the Games began! I am writing to you from a small French Cafe in Copacabana Beach. Yesterday was day one and I nearly froze to death sitting in the main press center. I will...

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