Bob Costas sends Bode Miller to the padded room after gold medal

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on February 21, 2010 9:19 pm

Round 1 of Bob Costas versus Bode Miller came at the Turin Winter Olympics (clip above).  Bode Miller would be going 0 for Turin, and Bob Costas was gonna’ have to give that New Hampshire young man a talkin’ to. Now, four years later, how does Bob Costas reconcile Bode’s medal success amid praise from teammates?   By calling him crazy, of course.

On a day Bode Miller wins his first Winter Olympics gold medal, perhaps Costas could have congratulated Miller on tying an Olympic record for the most medals by a male at a single Winter Olympics.  Costas chose (b) other.

Costas recited a quote from Austria’s Benjamin Raich.  In the original quote, Raich said, “I don’t know how to describe Bode because he is a crazy guy and the perfect skier.”  Costas elminated the ‘guy’ in the Raich quote. 

Four years later and only one of our combatants has evolved.


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