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Olympic athletes living/training in the US, competing for other countries.

Discussion in 'The Dirty Dozen' started by Full Moon Fever, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Full Moon Fever

    Full Moon Fever Champion of Standards

    Jun 27, 2010
    I'm not going to lie, it gets under my skin when they beat the athletes competing for the U.S.

    I completely understand the instances where an athlete wasn't good enough to make the US Olympic team, but could find a way through their lineage to make it to the Olympics to compete for Estonia or something. But the ones that choose to make their livelihood in the US because of the quality of life/quality of coaching/training, etc, and then want to represent a different country instead of the US...that kind of bugs me. What say you?
  2. JQwon13

    JQwon13 Walk On

    Apr 15, 2010
    As long as they don't beat us, i don't care. But yeah it bugs me as well if they win for someone else but are doing their training here.
  3. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

    Jul 31, 2010
    I love how Luol Deng is playing for Britain when he was born in Sudan
  4. -Cougars-

    -Cougars- Walk On

    Dec 30, 2010
    We shit on all the other countries so it doesn't mean much to me.
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  5. CoachRedd

    CoachRedd I come through in something real foolish

    Jan 23, 2011
    If they contribute to our shitty economy whats the big deal anyways?
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