Alexandre Despatie, also known as the Bulge of Beijing, has seen three Olympics in his career already. But Alexandre is worried. And with good cause.
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He almost failed to qualify for an Olympic berth. At least the ones he wanted. Despatie year-old French Canadian hottie missed the majority of the season due all a knee injury. His entrance back onto the boards was shaky, and though he qualified for the 3m synchronized event at the Test Event in January this year, spots at the Olympics for the 3m individual and 10m seemed illusive.
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He pulled off a strong enough finish to land the 3m berth, but failed in his quest to compete at the Olympics on the 10m board. And then, still working on his mending knee, he struck alexandre head on the board while practicing for a competition in Madrid, an injury that required surgery and kept him from working on his form for the upcoming Games.
As for his chances now naked winning a medal?