We all have our favorites when it comes to Summer Olympic sports, and they may evolve over time.
When I was a kid, I loved gymnastics. I still do, but now I really like to follow badminton, since my daughter played and I had a chance to meet some of the players who are now our U.S. Olympians, and I also like to watch swimming as much as I can.
Another draw for me is anyone local. For example, a young woman, Jennie Reed, who graduated from Issaquah High School, is competing in Women's Pursuit this morning (about to go on live on NBC's Live Extra Olympic coverage) Learn more about Jennie at USA Cycling. Renton lays claim to a discus competitor, Aretha Thurmond, , and University Place's Adrienne Martelli helped the .
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Then, tell us what sports you recommend we not miss!