It the team event were last, then it could go the other way around. A skater could be injured in his attempt to medal in the individual competition, causing his team to lose because of his absence in the team competition.Originally Posted by Jammers
In the past there was no team competition, so the individual medals were considered very important. Maybe that will switch around in the future, as the team event gets more traction.
For that matter, a skater might get run over by a bus on his way to practice and miss both.
Are they Olympic athletes? Suck it up!Originally Posted by sky_fly20
Beach volleyball players Misty May and Kerry Walsh, at the summer games, played grueling best-of-three set matches on July 28, July 30, August 1, August 3, August 4, August 5, August 6, August 7, and August 8.
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