7. The Olympics were your favorite. There was not an event you didn't enjoy watching. The Beijing Olympics were about 2 weeks before you passed away and during the opening ceremonies you were waving your hands to the music.  Beijing olympics -2008.jpg

7. The Olympics were your favorite. There was not an event you didn't enjoy watching. The Beijing Olympics were about 2 weeks before you passed away and during the opening ceremonies you were waving your hands to the music. Beijing olympics -2008.jpg

Composer Qigang Chen was also the Director of Music for the 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Beijing. See his work in action here.

Composer Qigang Chen was also the Director of Music for the 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Beijing. See his work in action here.

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat.  http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386  (Courtney Petersen)

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386 (Courtney Petersen)

At 1,680 acres, Beijing Olympic Forest Park is the largest public green space ever built in Beijing. Built as part of the Olympic Green for the 2008 Summer Games, the park is surrounded by an ultra-urban environment of high-density development and high-volume traffic. The park provides a variety of spaces for urban residents and visitors, including Mount Yangshan, a 50-acre man-made lake, woodlands, wetlands, grasslands, educational facilities, paths, playgrounds and sports fields.

At 1,680 acres, Beijing Olympic Forest Park is the largest public green space ever built in Beijing. Built as part of the Olympic Green for the 2008 Summer Games, the park is surrounded by an ultra-urban environment of high-density development and high-volume traffic. The park provides a variety of spaces for urban residents and visitors, including Mount Yangshan, a 50-acre man-made lake, woodlands, wetlands, grasslands, educational facilities, paths, playgrounds and sports fields.

Liukin earned her fifth Olympic medal, a silver medal in the balance beam final, on August 19 at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

Liukin earned her fifth Olympic medal, a silver medal in the balance beam final, on August 19 at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

Drummers perform during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, 2008 in Beijing. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images) #

Drummers perform during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, 2008 in Beijing. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images) #

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