Marilou Dozois-Prévost, on the Canadian Olympic weightlifting team, looks a little different than you might expect.
She weighs 105 pounds, and can lift 203 pounds.
And as long as we’re talking Olympics, here’s a couple more little bits of the awesome:
This American dude went to the Beijing Opera and wrote a funny, confused article about it.
Oh, and remember the opening ceremonies? Yeah, I thought they were OK too. Coulda used a bit more rehearsal though. Anyway, imagine if it had rained in Beijing that day? 43,000 fireworks from 6 different locations around the city, damp and melting gunpowder dribbles into the streets. No way. Lucky for us, China has rockets that disperse clouds, and they’re not afraid to use them. Way more interesting than the stupid CGI footprint nontroversy.