LUCKY NUMBER 8!!!
This has been the year of "8"…as the number has incredibly special meaning and luck to the Chinese people, so much so that they started these Olympic Games on 08/08/08. But it also now has a whole new meaning, as American Michael Phelps won a record 8 Olympic Gold Medals in swimming over the course of the past week and a half. Michael Phelps, along with these Chinese Olympic Games, will forever be linked to the number "8"
The whole country as shown an outpouring of support for Michael Phelps and all of our United States Olympians over the course of the Olympics, and one way many people have shown their support is buy purchasing the OFFICIAL UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MEDALS. These exclusive, limited edition medals directly support our Olympian efforts in China and in future Olympic Games as a portion of the proceeds goes straight to the USOC for the athletes future endevours. Here are America's Medal Count for Gold, Silver, and Bronze: