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Legitimate gripe, or lack of grace?
Mark Spitz is miffed that he wasn't invited to the Olympics to see Michael Phelps attempt to break his record.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080 811/en_afp/oly2008swimusaspitz_08 0811062625 copy
Supplement from 08/14/2008 03:27pm:
Well, he got himself on television; with Matt Lauer on the Today Show. Much backpedaling, hundreds of interviews, I don't know how that one, etc., etc.

Matt Lauer interview
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asked in olympics, swimming

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He could of bought a ticket and went along as a spectator if he was that bothered about it

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tracieboo answers:

It is called lack of grace as he just wanted a free jolly at the expense of others. If he was that concerned he should have gone on to coach other Olympians or competed himself to get a place instead of wanting to travel on the back of someone else could beat his record.

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Topaz2308 answers:

A lack of grace, and a bit of attention seeking....

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sheps101 answers:

Lack of grace, he's just miffed because he missed getting ME to buy his ticket.

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