Olympic Park

We finally headed to Olympic Park today to see track and field and field hockey. That is a lot of "field" events. The Olympic Stadium was amazing. We saw several qualifying events, including Lolo Jones in the 100m hurdles. The mens 800m was very entertaining as they finished in about the same time it would take me to run one lap at my best pace, they are ridiculously fast. The home crowd went absolutely crazy when a Brit qualified for the finals of the discus. That was definitely the highlight of the morning. After track we had plenty of time to check out the park. It's huge, and takes a good 20-30 minutes to walk from end to end. There is every type of food imaginable, and I have to say the prices aren't too bad. In the evening we saw Great Britain v Netherlands and Argentina v Australia in women's field hockey. I specify women's because men play internationally, only in America is it considered a women's game. We jumped on board Team GB and cheered on the home team. Sadly both teams I cheered for lost, GB and Australia. Hope I have better luck when I cheer on the USA!

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