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VICS: Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin to serve as grand marshal of Indianapolis 500

Nastia Liukin, the individual all-around gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and one of the most successful gymnasts in U.S. history, will serve as grand marshal of the 99th Indianapolis 500 on May 24. As part of her duties, Liukin will walk the red carpet, take a parade lap around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and be announced to the crowd prior to...
Via On Pit Road
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nastia Liukin to serve as Indy 500 Grand Marshal

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 4, 2015 – Nastia Liukin, the individual all-around gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and one of the most successful gymnasts in U.S. history, will serve as Grand Marshal of the 99th Indianapolis 500 on May 24. As part of her duties as Grand Marshal, Liukin will appear on the red carpet, take a parade lap around the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis...
Via Tireball.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin Will Be 2015 Indianapolis 500 Grand Marshal

INDIANAPOLIS – Last week we learned that Jeff Gordon would be leading the field to the green flag for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The five-time Brickyard 400 champion will serve as...
Via Race Review Online
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin to serve as 2015 Indianapolis 500 Grand Marshal

Nastia Liukin, the individual all-around gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and one of the most successful gymnasts in U.S. history, will serve as Grand Marshal of the 99th Indianapolis 500 on May 24. As part of her duties as Grand Marshal, Liukin will appear on the red carpet, take a parade lap around the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and be announced...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

World champ Simon Biles leads at U.S. gymnastics nationals

  Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion. They both know it's there, even if it's hard to tell while Biles is competing. "She just goes out and does her thing," Boorman said. And at the moment, no women's gymnast on the planet does her thing better than the springy 17-year-old who is still scratching at the surface...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nastia Liukin told to get off grass in Sochi

Nastia Liukin was born in Russia but was moved to the United States at the age of two and a half. She went on to win gold at Beijing in 2008 for the US and apparently some people in Russia are not letting that one go. Liukin was having a photo taken to post to twitter, while standing on the grass in Sochi and was told to step off. Being yelled at by a Russian policeman telling me...
Via Tireball.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Mike Lee and why was he in a Subway Super Bowl commercial?

It was up to the commercials to save the Super Bowl XLVIII broadcast thanks to the whoopin' the Seattle Seahawks laid on the Denver Broncos.  Sadly, many of the commercials in this year's Super Bowl class were anything but super.  One of those commercials with a sports tie-in caught my eye for a peculiar reason. Subway aired a new commercial advertising their new Fritos Chicken...
Via Awful Advertisements
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

#WomenCrushWednesdays: Nastia Liukin

With the Winter Olympics in Sochi, I got a little nostalgic about my favorite Russian-American Olympian, Nastia Liukin. Although she is retired at the ripe age of 24 from Olympic sports and gymnastics, she compiled five Olympic medals and various other accolades to her resume. On top of that, she is a spokesperson for Subway, Cover Girl, and has her own clothing line. Did I mention...
Via Standing O Sports
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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