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Old August 12, 2016, 06:05 PM   #1
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Way to go Kim Rhode!

For those who do not know.....she took bronze in RIO. What does that mean?

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Make it six straight for Kim Rhode.

The 37-year-old American won a medal for her sixth consecutive Olympics on Friday, capturing bronze in the skeet shooting event at the Olympic Shooting Center.

It’s a stunning accomplishment from Rhode, who becomes the first female Olympian to medal in six consecutive games, and the first summer Olympian as well. Only Italian luger Armin Zoeggeler has done it on the men’s side.
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Rhode’s Olympic history has been nothing short of dominant. She won gold in the 1996 Games in double trap at the age of 17, then followed up with bronze in Sydney, gold in Athens, silver in Beijing, and then gold in London.
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Rhode has become an outspoken defendant of the second amendment in the United States. In a news conference before the start of the Games, Rhode spoke out about what it meant to her.

“We should have the right to keep and bear arms, to protect ourselves and our family,” she said. “The second amendment was put in there not just so we can go shoot skeet or go shoot trap. It was put in so we could defend our first amendment, the freedom of speech, and also to defend ourselves against our own government.”
WAY TO GO!

We should all be proud of what she has accomplished
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Old August 12, 2016, 07:07 PM   #2
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Hoorah, Kim!!
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Old August 13, 2016, 01:09 PM   #3
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Yes, congratulations to her ....and all of the US Olympians ...whether they medal or not ... !!
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Old August 13, 2016, 06:12 PM   #4
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She is amazing with her shotguns.
At this rate is it possible for her to get bored and have to find a new challenge?
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Old August 14, 2016, 11:45 AM   #5
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At this rate is it possible for her to get bored and have to find a new challenge?
Kim's now 37 years old. I don't think she'll be taking up Olympic swimming or gymnastics.
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Old August 14, 2016, 11:59 AM   #6
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She could back to trap. IIRC, they reinstated women's trap at the Olympics.
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