Flair counts for something

ESPN is doing a little wrap-up on the best stories of the Turino Olympics, and their columnists are sharing their insights on the aftermath. I thought Jim Caple's comments about ill-timed showboater Lindsay Jacobellis were on the money.
    After leading for most of the snowboardcross final race, Lindsey Jacobellis hot-dogged it near the finish line, attempting a trick, and fell, losing her gold medal. I bet she winds up being more famous and making more money for losing the gold than she ever would have by actually winning it.
Neither would I say she doesn't deserve it. From her post game interviews, she comes off as a sincere kid who realizes the mistake and is going to move on with just a little more humility and a lot more savvy.

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