Skip to comments.Phelps selected USOC sportsman of the year
Posted on 01/31/2009 3:24:55 PM PST by NormsRevenge
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)Another award for Michael Phelps: The record-setting swimmer was chosen the U.S. Olympic Committees sportsman of the year on Thursday.
All-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin and swimmer Natalie Coughlin, who won six medals in Beijing, tied in voting for sportswoman of the year.
Erin Popovich was selected paralympian of the year and the U.S. mens volleyball team, which won a gold medal in the aftermath of the attack and killing of coach Hugh McCutcheons father-in-law, was team of the year.
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Oh, man, is this thread gonna be fun.....
This man deserves to go celebrate.
He’s got to upgrade his bonging technique.
There is no way he’d get a gold medal doing it the way he was doing it. It looked like he was sucking on a lemon.
My brother would have gotten the gold medal!
Can he bring his bong to the award show?
It’s either a fake pic, or the Olympics are fixed. No way a pot smoker could win 8 gold medals.
What do you mean? I must have missed some news.
remember, he spent a lot of time in Ann Arbor where they love their sports and their pot! GO BLUE! Sweep ND in hockey tonight at YOST!
I think its photo shop.
uh, sure a pot smoker could. The NBS is FULL of tokers who are also some of the best athletes.
I just read it. What a fool.
“U.S. Olympic Committees sportsman of the year on Thursday.”
Will he be presented with a gold plated bong?
DUDE,Knock it off, He is just building up his lungs...Laughing hysterically....
Or maybe pot smoking isn’t as bad as people would lead you to believe....
Or any number of things really that don’t demean his accomplishment.
Or now we know why he really eats 12,000 calories a day.
Bang a gong
Get it on
He should buy a new hooka to celebrate.
High Times Athlete of the Year as well.
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