|While much of the world was watching the Summer Olympics on TV,
my ladyfriend Chiquita and I, Sonora, your handsome, charming and humble host,
competed in the Macaw Olympics.
Here I am, at Mono Village, California, where the event was held the last two weeks of September.
|Being the athletic, fun-loving macaws that we are, we enterered
several events. Mine were:
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|Here I am, roll roll rolling the log. This is just before I fell off and got the COLD instead of the GOLD.||Chiquita, just after a double backflip on the balance beam. She might have won a medal if her beak hadn't touched the beam after the flip.|
|We didn't win the tree climbing. Chiquita turned out to be afraid of heights.||We were sure we'd win the cycling contest, until they told us it was BIcycling instead of REcycling.|
|Checking Our Equipment
||I Fly Through My Race
|Neither of us would ever race without first checking to make sure
the wheels were on tight .
(This photo isn't clickable.)
|Some silly judge disqualified me from singles speed skating, saying "No flying allowed".|
|Chiquita Wins Singles Speed Skating
||Roller Racing Finals
|For the many of you (ok, ONE. Thanks, Mom) who have requested autographed pictures click here for Chiquita's. For MY autographed picture, click here.||The fans went wild and threw peanuts as Chiquita and I took first and second place. She may have gotten the gold, but I got the peanuts. (This isn't clickable, as we didn't want you getting peanut shells all over your desktop.)|
|This concludes our coverage of Macaw Olympics 2000. Thank you for watching. For more photos of Chiquita and me, click on buttons below.|
Posted October 28, 2000
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