Juegos Suramericanas aka South American Games
Apr 18, 2010Public
Photo: The flags of the participating countries with the main sports complex in the back ground.
Photo: Medellín's sports complex built for the South American Games
Photo: Medellín's sports complex built for the South American Games
Photo: The flags of the participating countries
Photo: Near the central plaza, the names of the participating countries decorate the sidewalk
Photo: Celebrating the opening ceremonies with a barbeque and a great view of the fireworks show from the stadium.
Photo: "Space reserved for the athletes."
The guards were kind enough to let us exit through the athlete's metro car.
Photo: The view of the main sports complex and giant chessboard from the Metro.
Photo: Brazil vs Chile
Oops!  They used Panama's flag!
Photo: We enjoyed making fun of Chile's oafish captain (left) whose cocky attitude made it a-okay
Photo: Marlo, Laura, and Marcela enjoying the Men's Volleyball game.
Photo: MarLaura rejoices over their beer bet win
Photo: Waiting for the track and field events to begin while playing cards and drinking beers.
Photo: Chile's Pole Vaulter
Photo: He makes it!
Photo: Pole vaulters between jumps
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
On the runway
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Ready for lift-off
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Airborne
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Heels over head
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Defying gravity
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Free falling
Photo: The progression of a pole vault:
Better luck next time!
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