August 12, 2008: Splash party Another fun thing was the fans. Every venue that I have been at has been full or nearly full. Today was no different at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. It was electric. The top moment was when a bunch of Slovakians held an impromptu celebration parade through the stands after their countryman Michal Martikan won a gold medal in the canoe slalom race.
Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante
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