Final Selfies (Probably): WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

First Olympic Headline of the Day:

LAST-PLACE SPEED SKATER WINS GOLD MEDAL AFTER EVERYONE ELSE FALLS DOWN

Self happened to catch figure skater Michael Christian Martinez, 17, the lone athlete from the Philippines, in the men’s free skate.  It was early, not even 8 a.m.

He had a fabulous costume, sort of “Disney Prince,” and very thick hair.  He did well.  According to commentator Tara Lipinski, he learned figure skating by watching TV.  Only recently was he able to get himself some professional training.

He closed his eyes briefly as he was waiting for the signal to start.  Oh man, self could hardly watch, she was so tense.

But he completed!  And did well enough!  YAY!!! Read the rest of this entry »

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