They also said ARRAY which implies that more than just one per sport.
Not really. It just implies multiple Olympians. I'm not sure if that's a Google translation or an actual translation, so I don't know if it can be entirely trusted with regards to linguistic particulars anyway...
Interesting they chose 6 this time from Trials. Granted last time I was told 8 was high considering in the past it wasn't that much. I wonder if former winners managed to get in again. Maybe like the guys that did well during the Muscle Park events with the All-Stars, etc. I wonder if Moody or Tomino made it?
Former qualifiers are usually let back in multiple times. Plus TBS were really into the new qualifiers as potential new All-Stars. Maybe we won't see them in the broadcast, but my bet is at least a few of them from 21 will be there.
Yup, I'm actually pretty excited that Levi and Luci are coming back. Levi, as long as his attitude is in check, I think will do fine this time. With Luci, I'm excited because she does have a shot at beating the 1st Stage. If she can make it past the Halfpipe Attack and make it up the Warped Wall in the first few tries, then she has a great shot at clearing the First Stage.
Post by talledega7 on Mar 14, 2009 18:03:45 GMT -5
I'm looking forward to Levi's run since I think Levi's "attitude" was probably be a result of over exuberance. He got a little too into it. Since we know that BlackieChan, Seedman, and the other guys all talked to him about it and let him know that certain people were not pleased with him, he'll probably reign it in. He might do a celebration flip or one into the Jumping Spider area, but that will probably be at the extreme edge.
As for Luci, I think everything depends on the Half-Pipe. Should she beat that, I think she can do it. Yuji Washimi is about her height and he can get up the Warped Wall, so she should do it too and then at least make it to the Tarzan Rope.
Haven't seen too much of David, so I am excited to see what he can do. Here's hoping he does well.
Intelligence tests are biased towards the literate.
Luci (155cm) is actually 11 cm shorter than Yuji Washimi (166cm). The shortest person to clear the Warped Wall in Sasuke 21 was Ryo (STQ) who stands at 161cm. To put a bit more perspective on her situation, I believe people like Akiyama and Jordan (who both have failed the Warped Wall) are at about 162 cm tall. So I would say the Warped Wall is her biggest problem, just because she is short.
O and I forgot to talk about David, I'm excited for his run too. He seems like a true Sasuke fan and it will be interesting to see how his training correlates to the real course.
Last Edit: Mar 14, 2009 21:29:23 GMT -5 by scnoi1217