Anyone around the FSR offices can tell you that over the past week, I have become completely entranced with the games of the 29th Olympiad. Whether it is the thrill of watching Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh beating the hell out of everyone on the beach volleyball courts to Michael Phelps and his ridiculous water-albatross act on his way to the medal podium, I have been tuned in and subsequently ignoring any movie news that has come my way.
And along that path, I discovered Nastia Liukin. You will remember her as the American gymnast who won the all-around gold medal last night in amazing fashion. Yes, I was watching the women’s gymnastics final, and it was glorious. So needless to say, I am now a fan of Ms. Liukin.
I am also a fan of Karina over at Spout, who made a few interesting observations about Nastia in an article posted this morning. She made mention of the fact that not only is Nastia an all-star gymnast, but she has also been seen in the film Stick It! What I found really interesting was Karina’s observation that Nastia struck her as possibly part ballerina, and part assassin. That clicked instantly in my mind — Nastia as a devious, sexy assassin posing as a gymnast. Hollywood, get on this. I know it’s a long way to go to tie the Olympics in with what we do around here, but bare with me, it’s Friday and there isn’t much else going on.
Alas, congrats to Nastia Liukin and fellow American Shawn Johnson on their gold-silver run last night in gymnastics. Also, for all of you at home, please feel free to enjoy Nastia’s performance in Stick It! below.
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