And that's it. The Games are over.
Some things are still continuing (like the age controversy), but the Games are offcially done. I'm gonna miss spending long days and long nights watching the events. Personal favorites: volleyball (both versions), swimming, and gymnastics.
Speaking of volleyball, it was great seeing the men's volleyball team win gold, especially after the team had to endure the tragedy of the death of their coach's father-in-law. This win will be remembered for the ages.
I preferred the Opening Ceremonies to the Closing Ceremonies, but it was still watchable. Nothing too horrendous and nothing too boring.
Now I'll just wait 'til 2010 comes around for the Vancouver Winter Olympics. And there's a chance I can actually go there when the Olympics are going on!
And if I could add something else to the China's age debacle: I was watching the finals for team rhythmic gymnastics, and not one of them looked underage. Even though the youngest of the team is 18 (meaning there are no supposed "16 year old" girls like with artistic gymnastics), not one of them looked any younger.