Gman94 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1239 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1185 times:
Watched it live, her second slide was awesome thought she might of snatched the gold with it but the Swiss girl was too far ahead. We don't too much to cheer in the Winter Olympics so congrats to her and her community for getting her there.
Capital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 47
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1169 times:
Yeah, I also saw this live on the BBC earlier this evening. For a nation of sporting underacheivers, a silver medal was great and all the more sweeter given that nothing better than a top 10 finish was expected of Shelley and would have been considered a personal success for her.