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Superstars 2012

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notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 19:03:20

What a brilliant programme to show our children that they can't be good at

notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 19:15:26

My ds really struggles with not being good at everything, gets really upset. I've recorded it and will show him that even Olympic athletes aren't good at all sports. Everyone has a talent in something.

Sparklingbrook Sat 29-Dec-12 19:17:12

I am watching too. it's really good isn't it? The canoeing is a bit wobbly. grin

JaquelineHyOnChristmasSpirit Sat 29-Dec-12 19:19:17

I love Superstars!!!

Sparklingbrook Sat 29-Dec-12 19:20:47

DH is going on about Hooperman and Brian Jacks. confused

GreenyEyes Sat 29-Dec-12 19:30:24

Sparkling I was just going to say, my DH has regressed into his 9yo self.

Sparklingbrook Sat 29-Dec-12 19:31:11

grin Greeny He says I need to google all these people from the seventies. hmm

notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 19:31:48

I'm glad the brownlee brothers are on & showing that brothers can be competitive but still get on. My ds's really struggle with that!

Sparklingbrook Sat 29-Dec-12 19:37:07

yay the girl beat the boys at swimming. grin

MrsSJG Sat 29-Dec-12 19:38:34

I'm loving it, also helps having a hometown girl in it grin I loving listening to her Cornish accent and feeling homesick

notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 19:42:55

Those old shots of keegan really took me back to my youth. Sigh

notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 20:01:09

I'm not surprised Joshua wongrin

notnagging Sat 29-Dec-12 20:02:29

I'm not surprised Joshua wongrin

AmIthatTinselly Sat 29-Dec-12 20:24:45

I loved that. I am old enough to remember Brian Jacks, Davina Galica, etc.

I loved this tonight, and I was really pleased that people like Laura Becholtsmeyer (sp?) did so well, showing that you don't have to be in the "glamour" sports to be a good all rounder.

Great show grin

Sparklingbrook Sat 29-Dec-12 20:29:01

They should bring it back. DH is now watching World's Strongest Man which I hate. sad

Furball Sat 29-Dec-12 20:34:39

We enjoyed it too

I also said that it shows that even olympians aren't good at every sport.

and all the competitors had a huge smile.

Notquite Sat 29-Dec-12 20:53:55

That was the most interesting men's 100m I've ever seen I think (possibly because it wasn't over as quickly as some!). No surprise that a man as strong as Joshua should win it, but who'd have thought the endurance runners would be so far off the pace?

Loved the hapless kayakers. Finally - elite athletes I can relate to.

BaconAndAvocado Sat 29-Dec-12 21:00:47

What a fab show!

That said, anything linked to the Olympics must be watched!

Loved the documentary on earlier today, haven't cried so much since......Snowman and the Snowdog smile

MyLittleAprilSunshine Sun 30-Dec-12 00:24:54

Was amazing we all watched it here smile

pyrowall Sun 30-Dec-12 11:40:59

Loved it!!
Saw Anthony Joshua in town yesterday!!
It's the second time I've see him and I was this close (holds fingers about and inch apart!) from talking to him this time!
I've promised myself I'll speak to him next time - I was a bit star struck!

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