Skip to comments.Karaoke, a food truck and 'The Walking Dead': Meet America's giddiest gold medalist
Posted on 08/03/2021 1:50:24 PM PDT by NohSpinZone
Tamyra Mensah-Stock might have been the happiest person at the Olympics even before she stepped onto a wrestling mat here Tuesday night.
She had, after all, packed a karaoke machine, which, during a pre-Games training camp, she used every single day.
But also because, as she said last month: “I definitely find pleasure in getting beat up and beating up people.”
She did much more of the latter here in Tokyo, and so, throughout her stay, she was a 5-foot-5, 150-pound, frighteningly muscular bundle of joy. Every sentence she uttered seemed to end with a laugh or an exclamation. “I’m here, to enjoy, the journey,” she said after a semifinal triumph, and you better believe she was enjoying it.
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We watched her qualifiers... amazing athlete and human being! There is another bundle of energy coming up! Her name is ‘Bella Cepak! look for her in a couple of years.
It’s nice to read these stories, and I’ll watch the highlights, I just don’t want it to benefit NBC in any way.
Thank you for posting that link. Inspiring young woman. God bless her.
Geeze, I was happy-crying with her, too.
It’s nice to see someone who loves America as much as we do.
“It’s nice to see someone who loves America as much as we do.”
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