Tag Archive | Olympics

The Best of #SochiSelfies

It’s officially the Olympics of the selfie.

Athletes, spectators, etc. are tweeting them with the hashtag “#SochiSelfies” and sharing their view of the games with the world.

Now, I hate selfies. I used to take them back before they were cool (I mean, how else were me and my friends supposed to all get in a photo together?!) and I guess I’ve gotten bitter with the focus on filters and perfectly “messy” hair.

Anyway, despite all of that, I think it’s super cool to see these behind-the-scenes glimpses at the Olympics.

Here’s my favorites:

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Gabby Douglas at Bucknell

Last night, the adorable Gabby Douglas was at Bucknell in Lewisburg. She talked Olympics and fame, and really anything I’m between.

Here’s some fun things she revealed that didn’t make it into my article:

  • At one point, her family was homeless.
  • She doesn’t like the nickname “Golden Gabby,” but she’s OK with “Flying Squirrel.”
  • Her favorite event is the floor exercise, her least favorite is balance beam
  • She isn’t sure she wants to go to college
  • She is sure she wants to compete in Rio in 2016

Here’s some photos from the event: