Allyson Felix, 26, of Team USA, who left the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympics with silver medals in her individual 200m track and field event, nabbing a gold in Beijing for the 4x400m relay, finally slayed her white whale on Wednesday when she secured the gold at a running time of 21.
Royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton, 28, isn't all glitz, glamor, and party planning. She also has an athletic side. Middleton finished the annual 56-mile Vasaloppet cross-country ski race in Sweden in 7 hours and 13 minutes on Sunday.
Of all the playwrights working today you’d be hard pressed to find one who has had more critical acclaim lavished on him than David Mamet. And while he may, at times, be treated as the second coming, most of that praise is well deserved as any time you sit down for one of his plays (or films) you are guaranteed to have your long standing beliefs challenged in a format that is wildly entertaining yet downright brutal to those who refuse to keep up.