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Moose
02-19-2010, 08:08 AM
(sorry for posting this early everyone. I probably won't be back online until too late tonight for our European players, so wanted to get this up now)

Your Day 8 Event is : Mens LH (Large or Long Hill) Ski Jumping
Your Day 8 Pick is due Feb. 20, 11:30 AM PST, 2:30 PM Us Eastern Time

About the Event: In ski jumping the skiers travel down a long ramp and into the air at speeds up to 95 kilometers (57 miles) per hour. Competitors are judged by the distance of the jump and their technique in the air and in landing. In large hill individual there are two rounds of jumps. Fifty competitors jump in the first round with the top 35 advancing to the final round.

Among the Competitors*:

Simon Amman SWI
Gregor Schlierenzauer AUT
Adam Malysz POL
Thomas Morgenstern AUT
Andreas Jacobsen NOR
Janne Ahonen FIN
Andreas Kofler AUT
Robert Kranjec SLO
Wolfgang Loitzl AUT
Michael Neumayer GER
Michael Uhrmann GER

*list is not conclusive, nor are athletes participation confirmed. Our listing of any athletes for Day 8, or at any time during the Olympics, is merely to assist you in researching your pick, and is not meant to be conclusive

omess
02-19-2010, 08:31 AM
Simon Amman

waylandboy-tw
02-19-2010, 09:18 AM
Simon Amman

ptmcmahon
02-19-2010, 10:17 AM
Simon Amman

suliso
02-19-2010, 10:30 AM
I need an upset - Gregor Schlierenzauer

oploskoffie
02-19-2010, 11:36 AM
Simon Amman :cool:

shtexas
02-19-2010, 11:37 AM
Simon Amman SWI

evil_juju
02-19-2010, 01:05 PM
Amman

Omegadoom
02-19-2010, 01:08 PM
Day 8 ~ Simon Ammann

atlpam
02-19-2010, 01:50 PM
Since it's a jumping competition, I'll jump on the bandwagon:
Simon Amman

mmmm8
02-19-2010, 02:03 PM
Goldenland's Sports Minister is busy adjusting his rose crown, so no A MAN jokes will be made

http://www.queerty.com/wp/docs/2010/02/jweirfinal.jpg


Simon Amman, please

patrick
02-19-2010, 03:09 PM
Patriland will take Gregor Schlierenzauer on Day 8

hurricanejeanne
02-19-2010, 04:42 PM
Goldenland's Sports Minister is busy adjusting his rose crown, so no A MAN jokes will be made

http://www.queerty.com/wp/docs/2010/02/jweirfinal.jpg


Simon Amman, please

Long Live His Fabulousness.

Oh and Simon Amman for me.

JTContinental
02-19-2010, 06:26 PM
Amman

tinamarie
02-19-2010, 07:36 PM
Gregor Schlierenzauer, please :)

PeterSkan
02-19-2010, 09:05 PM
Day 8: [Men's LH Ski Jumping]: Stefan Read CAN

Day 7 [Women's Skeleton]: Mellisa Hollingsworth-Richards CAN [finished 5th]
Day 6 [Women's 15K Biathlon]: Zina Kocher CAN [finished 72nd] :(
Day 5 [Men's Half-Pipe]: Jeff Batchelor CAN [finished 32nd]
Day 4 [Women's Luge Singles]: Alex Gough CAN [finished 18th]
Day 3 [Mens 15km Cross Country Skiing]: Ivan Babikov CAN (finished 8th)
Day 2 [Ladies 3000m Speed Skating]: Cindy Klassen CAN (finished 14th)
Day 1 [Mens 5000m Speed Skating]: Lucas Makowsky CAN (finished 13th)

Togtdyalttai
02-19-2010, 10:44 PM
I bet you want Amman (no, I don't really want to go to Jordan and I'm straight, thank you) for Ibechuanaland. :cheesy:

winston
02-19-2010, 10:58 PM
Janne Ahonen FIN (just a sentimental favorite)

Miles
02-19-2010, 11:06 PM
Simon Amman SWI

manolo
02-20-2010, 01:11 AM
Simon Amman for me too.

luvs10s
02-20-2010, 04:22 AM
Simon Amman

wycombe7
02-20-2010, 06:46 AM
I'll take Simon Amman too.

Moose
02-20-2010, 10:04 AM
Gregor Schlierenzauer

Martini4me
02-20-2010, 10:36 AM
Simon Amann

tobiasfunke
02-20-2010, 11:14 AM
Schlierenzauer has my favorite name of all Olympians, buuuuut...

AMMANN!

Kirkus
02-20-2010, 11:38 AM
Oh my God. I just missed the deadline.

I shouldn't have stopped to check my email. :mad:

I should wish everyone else luck, but I really hope you all suck today.

tobiasfunke
02-20-2010, 11:40 AM
Did I make it in time??

Kirkus
02-20-2010, 12:12 PM
Did I make it in time??

I'm pretty sure you did, TF. The cut off was 2:30 (EST).