If you saw this woman at the Olympic games, what would you think?
Ans Botha (Lloyd Burnard)
You’d probably think she was someone’s grandmother, right? And you wouldn’t be wrong. This 74-year-old woman is, in fact, a grandmother. Even a great-grandmother.
And that’s what officials saw as they turned her away from restricted areas, likely assuming she was confused, an elderly lady misdirected on the way to her seat. (more…)
In case you haven’t been keeping up with the Olympics, allow me to introduce you to Maya DiRado.
(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
She’s a swimmer, a Stanford grad (with a degree in management science and engineering), and highly intelligent (earned a perfect score on the math section of the SAT at the age of 15).
This is her first Olympics. It’s also her last. (more…)