Posted: 07/08/2012 at 14:09
It's the ones who come second I feel sorry for. No one remembers their names. They must be really dedicated to put everything aside, even their families for their sport. Didn't someone once say ( I can't remember who) 'if you ever see me in a boat again shoot me' then went on to compete again.
The Curiousity Mars thing is an achievement, Jean. I read somewhere we might have originated from Mars and came to Earth as bacteria carried on asteroids.
Talking of things astrological the Perseid meteor shower is due this weekend. Hope the sky is clear.