All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘missy franklin’

Amy Van Dyken Rouen Severs Spine in ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medalist, severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident near her Scottsdale, AZ home on Friday. Van Dyken, 41, and husband Tom Rouen were coming home from dinner Friday night when the ATV she was driving hit a curb in a restaurant parking lot and tumbled down a five- to seven-foot embankment. …

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NBC Spoiler Apology: It Won’t Happen Again

NBC has gotten a whole lot of attention this week, and unfortunately for them, most of it has been negative. The entire country has been riveted to the television every weeknight, taking in all the joy and heartbreak the U.S. Olympic teams have endured, but it’s been difficult–to say the least–to avoid spoilers during the day, because the games are …

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Missy Franklin: How NBC Totally Screwed Over Her Fans

Missy Franklin is the young, fresh-faced, sweet-as-candy swimmer who stole all our hearts on Monday with her outrageous gold medal win, coming just fifteen minutes after her previous race. If you aren’t familiar with competitive swimming, I’ll let you in on a secret: that’s insane. Even Michael Phelps has never had less than a 30-minute break between races, and he …

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