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Topic: Usain Bolt....class act
Message: Posted by: MagicSanta (Aug 7, 2012 11:25PM)
Usain (?) Bolt is, as olynpic fans know, is a great runner, one of the best if you don't count The Worlds Greatest Athlete in the Disney movie 40 years ago. He is also known as a show off and self absorbed. Today I saw a clip most likely missed that really made me look at Bolt in an antirely different light.

Some fuzzy furner news lady was interviewing Bolt when the US National anthem started as Ross was getting her gold medal some distance away. The following exchange took pla@e, pretty accurately:

News lady: blah blah blah blah
Bolt; I am happy that (music starts and Bolt turns toward the unseen peresentation) hold on
News lady: this is a live inerview!
Bolt turns head: and I will finish they are playing the anthem, show respect (turns and stands at attention),

I really respected him for shutting her down and respecting who ever wons anthem.
Message: Posted by: Chessmann (Aug 8, 2012 12:08AM)
+1, +1

Though, the Spanish reporter seemed to be ok with it. She apologized, faced the podium with Bolt, and waited till the anthem was over.

Very classy moment, though -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZBLdQq81Tw

Love the dogs near the end of the anthem, barking, "Way to show class, Bolt!" :)
Message: Posted by: MagicSanta (Aug 8, 2012 12:23AM)
She really had no choice.... Bolt...good dude