A Winter Sports Thread - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

Reply

Old 11-21-2002, 10:17 AM   #1
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Question A Winter Sports Thread

Hi fellow atpworlders!

I was just wondering if anyone here cares about skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping etc. Anyone at all? I just wanted to try this thread here first, because I love this place, but if it doesn't work out, I guess I'll have to move to wtaworld, where a thread like this already exists.

Btw, women's Giant Slalom starts today in Park City.
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 11-21-2002, 10:25 AM   #2
country flag Wojtek
Registered User
 
Wojtek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Gdañsk
Posts: 12,422
Wojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I love winter sports . Adam Ma³ysz in Poland is like ronaldo in Brazil or Micheal Schumacher in Gemany .

I like biathlon - the best winter sport , everything is changing there in the seconds .

I hope someone will stop this year Austrian in Men Alpine Skiing .

Good luck to Spela Pretnar and Jure Kosir
Wojtek is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 10:26 AM   #3
country flag Wojtek
Registered User
 
Wojtek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Gdañsk
Posts: 12,422
Wojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Don't move this thread to wtaworld
Wojtek is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 10:42 AM   #4
country flag Mrs. B
MY BOY HAS 17 GRAND SLAMS
 
Mrs. B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: CH
Posts: 16,845
Mrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hopp, Schweiz!!!!!!

__________________

FRENCH KISS
Mrs. B is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 11:02 AM   #5
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hi Wojtek and Mrs. B!

Good to see you here! I love biathlon too, Wojtek. But unfortunately, my two faves among women, Magdalena Frosberg and Liv-Grete Poiree are not competing. One is retired and the other is with child. I still have the men though, and truthfully, men are more interesting to me than women in all winter sports. That's why I started a thread here as well. On the wtaworld, people seem to care more about women. Go Raphael!

Thanks for the good luck to my countrymen. Jure is definitely one of my faves and Spela is my namesake.

My main fave is Bode Miller though. A love his crazy style, even though it makes my heart race a mile a minute. He makes me so nervous. I think he has a good chance to be a dominant force in skiing. But he just had a minor operation on his knee. He intends to compete in tomorrow's Giant Slalom though. Get well soon darling!

Good luck to Adam!

Good luck to Simon Amman too! I just love that kid. He does look like Harry Potter.

Of course, good luck to my faves Martin Schmitt and Sven Hannawald, who are/were injured as well. Most of my faves seem to be injured.

Mario Matt (the only Austrian among my faves) is likely to miss the greater part of the season due to an inflammation of the shoulder.

Oh and the man I just adore is Thomas Alsgaard. The tall Norwegian god. He was born just 3 days before me. And he fell off his bike during the summer when he participated in a bike race. He fractured some bones in his hand and missed a lot of the preparations and training.

Things are just not looking good for my faves all around.
__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?

Last edited by Layla : 11-21-2002 at 11:50 AM.
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 11:49 AM   #6
country flag Wojtek
Registered User
 
Wojtek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Gdañsk
Posts: 12,422
Wojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond reputeWojtek has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I also like Magdalena Frosberg and Pernilla Wiberg but they retired .
Wojtek is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 12:47 PM   #7
country flag TennisHack
Registered User
 
TennisHack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: the arms of a Swissie
Posts: 10,038
TennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond reputeTennisHack has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by Layla
Oh and the man I just adore is Thomas Alsgaard. The tall Norwegian god.
Did someone say Norwegian?

Would you guys object to posting a few pics? Seriously, some of us don't know very much about winter sports and would like to know who you're talking about (fairweather Olympic fans, I guess we are).
__________________
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
The Tennis Refuge

You will be missed, Michel Kratochvil!
TennisHack is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:05 PM   #8
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hi TH!

Welcome to my Fairy Winterland!

Yes, I just adore Norwegians. I always cheer for them in cross country skiing. But this particular Norwegian isn't blond. He's actually quite dark. I like my men tall and dark. This is him.





That's his classic sprint with Zorze at the Olympic Games relay event, one of the most exciting races of the entire Olympics for me. He secured a gold medal for Norway of course.



This one was taken years ago.

__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:18 PM   #9
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

And this is my other Norwegian darling, Frode Estil:





And these are my two darlings together.



The Norwegian team celebrating their victory. Frode is the one on the far left. By the way, I just adore the name Frode.

__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:28 PM   #10
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

TH, I assume you know Bode Miller, but just in case, here are some pics of my number one fave.





Typical Bode! Makes everyone's heart race, including his own.

__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:55 PM   #11
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

And here is the beautiful Sven Hannawald, German ski jumper.





He has the most unbelievable eyes...

__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:56 PM   #12
country flag Daniel
Registered User
 
Daniel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Cape Town
Posts: 62,672
Daniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond reputeDaniel has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Michelle Kwan is the best!!!!!

__________________



~~~Roger Federer (16 GS): Wimbledon 2003, AO 2004, Wimbledon 2004, US Open 2004, Wimbledon 2005, US Open 2005, AO 2006, Wimbledon 2006, US Open 2006, AO 2007, Wimbledon 2007, US Open 2007, US Open 2008, Roland Garros 2009, Wimbledon 2009, AO 2010 ~~~

Daniel is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:57 PM   #13
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Lol, I forgot figure skating.

Hi Daniel!
__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 01:58 PM   #14
country flag Mrs. B
MY BOY HAS 17 GRAND SLAMS
 
Mrs. B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: CH
Posts: 16,845
Mrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hopp, Simi!

Layla, i'd like to post pix of Simon Amman here but i can't! I need Hackie's help...
__________________

FRENCH KISS
Mrs. B is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2002, 02:01 PM   #15
Layla
Registered User
 
Layla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Nowhere in particular.
Posts: 8,816
Layla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond reputeLayla has a reputation beyond repute
Default

That would be lovely Mrs. B! I'm sure TH will be back soon and will help you out. In the meantime, I might be able to find a good pic of him. He's my third fave.
__________________
What's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding?
Layla is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios