What, if anything, is your favorite part of the Olympics?

The intense and bitter competition over sports that otherwise go unnoticed.

-Greg Wilcox

Seeing the smiles on the faces of the athletes who have succeeded in accomplishing their goals, and those who smile — whether they receive a medal or not — and even congratulate the ones who have.

-Robert Jones

Michael Phelps 100m Fly?
Men’s Beach Volleyball?

Cheering with an audience from around the world for athletes I’ve never heard of before, who make my chest tight with pride when they stick a landing, break a world record, and win by one-hundredth of a second.

–Heather Jones

Two words: speed walking…

-Merinda Pearce

Women’s beach volleyball!

-Matt Beaudin

Nationalism is finally acceptable, even though it’s not.

-Jennie Nicholls

McDonald’s commercials: Fast food and athletics are together at last.

-LaVyrlle Christiantsen